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ted6028

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I woulv'e never believed that their is such discrimination happening against people diagnosed as schitzophrenic. I worked for the Pennsylvania State Government 2 and a half years ago. When I went to them for help with my problem because I couldn't handle multiple peoples jobs because I couldn't organize them because of my disability, they harrassed me out of my job. Since then they have blackballed me from employement by lying about me when I havent done anything wrong. Now I have them on a transcript doing it from an independant lawyer and all my personal files. I can't even get the eeoc to return my calls. Does anyone know any advocacy groups that may be able to help?

Thanks,
 
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Hi Ted,

I saw you had not had a reply, so just to let you know we are here. Sorry, not in the USA so I have no idea how to help though.
 
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Napolean Today

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If you've been discriminated against in a job your fortunate. In this country things don't often get that far.
 
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dreambuggieII

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Hello Ted,

Haven't had time to read about LAWs in your neck of the woods re: Discrimination.

I'd try something else...just cos I think, the conventional route may not give you the results you need - I assume it's justice or some form of compensation? Please correct me if I'm way off. As I said I'm just assuming.

I'm not a 100% on this strategy, but I'll leave it to you of course. Just an idea.

I'd contact as many media outlets as possible and publicise your news - see if you can get a some "sympathy" generated. Most Govt bodies do not like bad publicity - you're lucky it was Bush who was in power, as most media outlets tend to be democrats -(survey says).

http://www.mondotimes.com/1/world/us/38

If you get some radio time - you could ask people to come forward who may be able to help, at a cost you can afford. Most lawyers would jump at the chance of a public case. means more business in the long term I guess. Play em off one another ...

Failing that big idea.

I know of an organisation in San Fran, I think its called the Icaras Project, not quite an advocacy org, but they;re pretty radical. They have support groups across the USA. They should be able to point you in a better direction, as its their turf. The link is here:

http://theicarusproject.net/

best of luck, your journey sounds like a long one. I wish you the best of health.

keep trucking
 
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maudikie

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Ted, are you receiving treatment for your condition. If so then speak to your pschiatrist about your difficulties. Or if not the pschiatrist your G.P. or a member of the mental health Services in your area. You may wish to return to your job, but i may be better for you to take a rest for a while, and then get something less stressful, even if it is just a hobby.
 

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