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News - July 28, 2006

Worker fired by VA hospital seeks job back

Employer did not accommodate her disability, worker says

by Cyrus Hedayati

A social worker fired by the Veteran Affairs (VA) Hospital in Palo Alto is waging a campaign to get her job back, alleging she was terminated unfairly.

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Editorial Intern Cyrus Hedayati can be reached at chedayati@paweekly.com.

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Posted by Veterans
a resident of Menlo Park
on Sep 7, 2013 at 1:58 am

I wish that more can be done about employee's being treated unfairly at the VA Hospital. Abuse of power and nepotism is a norm. HR is a joke! Past HR chief and the director had missed used their power in appointing unqualified friends to key position's like the EEO office. VA Palo Alto take pride in knowing that they can over run and employee in legal cost to fight their case.


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Posted by PAVA sux
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Sep 7, 2013 at 9:06 am

Sounds like a fairly clear cut case of discrimination. I wish Hewitt the best.


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Posted by CrescentParkAnon.
a resident of Crescent Park
on Sep 8, 2013 at 4:43 pm

Sounds like a very hostile work environment. Using hostility and what is a sort of subliminal violence to send a message is not acceptable. I am not saying this was not a tough situation for all, but the people should come first. I suspect the reality of this situation is not really portrayed in this article though from either side.


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