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Can I be fired for drugs being under my car but wasn't

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Can I be fired for drugs being under my car but wasn't mines?
JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: Louisiana
JA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?
Customer: Full time
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 14 days ago.
Category: Employment Law
Expert:  N Cal Attorney replied 14 days ago.

Thank you for your question.

Please describe what happened.

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
During work hours I was located inside of the plant and later I herd that a jar of marijuana was found under my car. Can I be held responsible for it even if I was absouletly no where near my car and my vehicle was locked?
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
knowing it's not mine if I'm fired do I have a case?
Expert:  N Cal Attorney replied 14 days ago.

Yes you would have a case for wrongful termination. You can ask that the jar be dusted for fingerprints.

It sounds like someone tried to frame you but did not do a very sophisticated job of it.