I had cancer and I was on medical leave for 11 months. Before that medical leave, I had a week of medical leave about a month prior.
I got a letter two weeks ago that I needed to return to work by May 6 or face termination. I was also told to notify them if I need accommodations. I told them I needed accommodations. The doctor filled out an accommodation form limiting my work hours to 40 a week to begin with and limiting walking. I returned it a week before returning to work.
I returned to work on May 6. After a few hours, I was suspended with pay. They said that they needed to do an investigation because there were allegations I dozed off while at my desk before going out on medical leave 11 months ago. It is likely true that I momentarily lost consciousness while sitting upright at my desk. I had stage 4 cancer at the time, and I also have a sleep disorder that I have been being treated for. Therefore it was a result of my disabilities and medical conditions, which they were aware of. They told me to wait at home and I would hear from them in a few days. I haven't heard anything yet.
My health has improved, and I know there are reasonable accommodations that can solve this problem.
I also think I am being retaliated against because I ask for accommodations.
I don't know what to do next.