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The law doesn't actually require fairness in terminations. The fact that you were the only one terminated, by itself, is not enough to establish any sort of legal claim here. You can use that fact to fight for unemployment, but to have a claim of discrimination you'd need another fact.
You'd need to be able to say that the only reason you were let go and the others weren't is your race, religion, gender, age or disability. If you can't point to one of those factors, there is no claim here.
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Warnings are not required before termination in Florida, or most other states. This is called "at will" employment.
You can legally be terminated without there even being a cause.
So, while these things you are mentioning here certainly make your termination unfair, that doesn't make it illegal. I wish I could tell you differently, but that's just the way the law is on this matter.
Unless you can allege discrimination like I mentioned earlier, all you can do here is fight for unemployment.
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