My question involves labor and employment law for the state of: California
To sum up everything that has happened: I filed a EEOC form accussing my employer of discrimination based of nation origin, age discrimination, disability etc. What prompted me to file this form was that my employer began harrassing me and treating me differently than the rest of the other workers-in an effort to make me quit. The treatment was blatant and disrespectful and tjhey basically lied about me. I was passed over fr promotions and was harrassed. I developed a heart problem due to stress while at the company and informed everyone. After a year they figured I was not going to leave and so I was "laid off". I asked the state for the right to sue-and obtained an attorney and the case has been removed from State to Federal with a court date scheduled.
Now the plantiffs attorney has asked me for a deposition and has requested a myriad of paperwork-everything from medical records, email exchanges between my former employer and me, but they are also asking me to submit proof of every job I have applied to since being laid off? They are aksing for all of my W-2 from high school until present? And paperwork from my unemployment compensation.
Why are they asking for all this? I can understand the medical paperwork and the email exchanges from my last employer but I dont understand why are the other papers?
How will the deposition be? Should I be scared? I have a heart condition and dont want to be accosted or treated by the plantiffs attorney in a deaming manner.
Any suggetions would be appreciated.