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I was ticketed for being under the influence of marijuana and my license was suspended, however I got work driving privileges day one. I didn’t tell my job about it Can I be fired? I’ve been suspended for 3 weeks while they figure something out not really getting direct answers from boss.
Asked on February 3, 2017 under Employment Labor Law, Ohio
M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney
Answered 4 years ago | Contributor
Do you have a union agreement or employment contract that provides you protection against suspension or termination under the circumstances? Does your treatment constitute some form of legally actionable discrimination? If not, then you have no claim here. The fact is that most employment relationships are "at will". This means that a company can set the conditions of the workplace much as it sees fit. Further, a worker can be terminated, suspended or otherwise disciplined for the reason that you give or for any reason or for no reason at all.
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