I have been employeed for 6 months now. I was terminated today. The reason given is that "I could be a liability". No other reason other than stated that I had been placed on probation months earlier. No paperwork was ever presented. No signitures, and no stipulations of said probation were ever discussed. I was only told to be carefull. I have documented all days worked. All hours worked and verified by a GPS unit I use daily to keep track of where I'm going. I should add that my job is in the oilfield and I am required to drive 300-500 miles per day. I was called at 8:20 a.m. this morning and was told by my boss " You are gone. I'm done with you, you MAY become a liability to us. Bring your pickup and drop it off and get your check!" I sent boss a text stating all the positive things I do daily. I am never late. Almost always early to come in. never taken a sick day. ect. I still have copy of text. My boss called my, yelling, saying I was threating him. What kind of case?
HiI am sorry you have been terminated. But unless you have an employment contract or you can show you were fired because of some type of discrimination you have no recourse. Employers can fire "at will" and do not have to give a reason.As to the gun threat, that would be your word against his. So you decide what you feel is best whether to report it or not.I am sorry you have lost your job. I am sure this is not what you wanted to hear.
My girlfriend was there and witnessed the entire event. In texas, I know it is an at will state, but do I have grounds for unemployement?
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