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JFK airport, NY. I am a ground staff supervisor at a major airline responsible for passenger services. No manual labor is involved. I believe they were hinting at intoxication, except that they never said so. They stated that I was "not myself", I was "slurring" my words, I appeared too calm and I appeared too tired. I honestly thought I might be having a stroke. I was ordered to go to the medical facility and they called a cab for me to be transported there. Within 20 mins of leaving my job, I reported all this to the doctor on duty and after examining me he determined that I was fit for full and immediate duty. I returned to work right away and placed a copy of the medical clearance note in my manager's office. No one stated that they saw anything amiss from that point on. The following day, I was summoned into the office of my direct manager and the asst station manager who reported that they were told of additional "odd behaviors such as I have a flashlight in my purse and that I use a magnifying glass. Also that I touched the face of a co-worker. No one mentioned the smell of alcohol or stated directly that I appeared intoxicated. Instead they encouraged me to seek help for whatever may be in my life. This is beyond intolerable and stressful. It may the work of one malicious MOD who once reported me for using expletives when I made a statement that the supreme upheld the use of offensive statements such as "f**k the ..." as part of protected speech. That is the mentality of my workplace. They have gone too far.
No union, at will. However, I have been employed by this company for 15 years without blemish.
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