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In employment law, unless you had a contract of employment that specifically stated that you could only be terminated for cause, your employment was "at will" and could legally be terminated at any time. At will employment can be terminated without warnings, write ups or any evidence to support the basis, because they don't legally need a basis.
The only way that you'd then have any sort of claim is if you had some evidence that the actual reason for the termination was your race, religion, gender, age, disability or recent FMLA use. Then you'd file a complaint with the EEOC (or Department of Labor for FMLA use).
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