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I am sorry to hear this has happened. Legally the employer can drug test an employee for random testing or reasonable suspicion testing. An employee cannot refuse a drug test for either of those reasons. If the test was not for either one of those reasons you had legal cause to refuse the test and you have legal cause to then sue the employer for invasion of your privacy and retaliation and wrongful discharge for trying to make you take a test for other than a valid reason. If they did have a valid reason under their policy to test you and you refused to take the test no matter what your reason, I am afraid that is good cause to terminate you and to even deny your unemployment benefits.
At this point, if they did not have a reason to test you pursuant to your employer's policy, you need to hire a local employment attorney in Arkansas immediately and pursue a claim against the employer in court as well as pursue your unemployment benefits for their conduct.