What can I do if I was wrongfully accused of drinking on the clock?

An assistant manager fired me without a sobriety test. She called me to the office and told me that

Asked on May 31, 2016 under Employment Labor Law, Ohio


M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

Unfortunately, in most employment relationships, an employer can terminate an employee for any reason or no reason at all, with or without notice. So whether or not you were actually drinking on the job does not matter. That is unless your treatment constitutes some form of legally actionable discrimination or this action violates the terms of an employment contract/union agreement/company policy.

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