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After 29 years service at nuclear power plant, with highest

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After 29 years service at nuclear power plant, with highest security clearances, I was accused of timecard falsifiction and terminated by new manager as result of making common errors on new error likely timekeeping system. Can I make case under covenant of good faith and fair dealings?
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Did you have an employment contract with your employer?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
I have no employment contract.
Unfortunately, if you didn't have an employment contract then you were an at-will employee, so you could be terminated at any time for any reason (even a bad one).

That being the case, you wouldn't have a cause of action for breach of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing, since that only applies to employment contracts.
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