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Im from trenton, new jersey i been working with my doctor's

Hi im from trenton, new jersey i been working with my doctor's office for 1 year did not get drug tested before being hired and now they want me to sign contract for random drug tests when i did not give any reason for them to do so i come to work with no problem or any one questioning if im on drugs could they still drug test me randomly without notice or reason to drug test me? They said if i deny to take the test i will be terminated on the spot.

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I received a certified letter today dismissing me from my

I received a certified letter today dismissing me from my job at Cherokee Tax Commission. In March I was suspended for a positive drug test. I was at a party with a friend and others were smoking pot. I did not have a car to go home so the test was positive for second hand smoke. I was placed on probation for a year. During Memorial Day Weekend my family and I went on a short vacation. I developed a severe migraine. As a single mom I did not have the money for an ER visit. My mom suffers from migraines also and had a medicine which her doctor had just given her. She gave me two. Her understanding was the pill was caffeine and acetaminophen. When we returned from the trip, I was tested again and tested position. Our doctor said there was phenobarbital in the pill also. I am not a drug user. I have worked for the Nation for 12 years and this is the first time this has ever happened. I do have a history of migraines and was on FMLA with them when I worked at the casino. I know I should not have taken my mom's prescription but this was a one time incident. I do not feel I should be terminated. Do you think I have a case?

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Marsha411JD

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I normally do refuel outage's at given nuclear power plants.

I normally do refuel outage's at given nuclear power plants.I left an outage at millstone nuclear power plant on may 13 due to an ROFI took a job at a local valve shop In CT East coast valve services on 5/16 2016I had an agreement with ***** ***** the shops manager that I would work for him until end of June and see if I was a match for what he was looking for.I left on 6/27 due to many reasons the first and most important one is that the owner of the company and the manager allowed its employees to smoke marijuana and drink liquor in the company trucks and hotel rooms. I had a suspicion of this but did not see it with my own eyes until the week of June 13 th. I asked three times to talk to the manager he never made the time. I left because I could not and will not jeopardize my unescorted access at a nuclear facility. I filed for short term unemployment and was denied. I am trying to get the transcript from a hearing on 08/01/2016 CT unemployment keeps saying call back. I am at a loss.

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I'm a smoker and work for a state institution. I was called

I'm a smoker and work for a state institution. I was called out in a meeting in front of the entire staff for just throwing my cig butts in the common trash because I care for the environment and don't want to litter.I haven't contacted my hr yet, but I've contacted my boss. I was the only smoker when this occurred and neither of the superiors interacted although they had the ability.

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Law Educator, Esq.

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Is this ground case against Blue Cross Blue Shield MN? I

Is this ground for a case against Blue Cross Blue Shield MN? I worked at BCBS for 4 years. In my last 6 months I had a new manager who worked agressivly to get me to leave, I earned Exceeds Expectations for 3 1/2 years then in the last 6 months after reciveing a superior rating on all 3 of my annual goals, she gave me an overall rating (subjective) 'Needs Improvement" which prevented me form reciving the annual CIP performance bonus ($15,000. to $23,000). Two days later I was notified my position was bing eliminated in 60 days, Merch 25th. She then hired her former co-worker (same level as me) and smoking buddy from her prior company. My responsibilites were given to him and a few others. I am 64 he is 30s/40s as is the Manager. As of 5/31 I am at Anthem as a Performance Audit Manager. I filed an EEOC complaint - I recieved a response on 6/6/16 stating: Based on thier investigation they cannot conclude a voilation...This does not certify the respondent is in compliance...etc"

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Patrick, Esq.

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Have another question. I am in a HR situation with another

Have another question. I am in a HR situation with another employee. One year ago she took me to HR for what turned out to be lies about me/don't think it was ever reported. Last month we had an incident where I told a manager about her refusing to do her job/that I ended up doing. She was so angry she came at me yelling and screaming at me in the aisle with customers walking around us. I kept calm the whole time never raised my voice. I went to HR and told them she was screaming and getting crazy/he told me to ignore her. The next day she told HR that I created a hostile work place/I said to HR/GM she was yelling at me and I am the hostile one. Told them my side of the story and they were investigating the issue/well she had no evidence and it looked like it was going my way. This has been a month/well a week ago someone followed me home at 11pm from work/had to drive fast pass my house and ditch them/2 days later the HR calls me in and said someone emailed the ethics and said that I told her that I bragged about being a non smoker and I have been smoking the whole time/and she saw me smoking a week ago/I don't know if I was smoking when I was followed/I might have been/I don't know if she has proof of that, at this time. I lied to HR because I got scared/I started smoking again 3 months ago when my sister in law died than my uncle and because of the stress with her. I want to quit. So now I am be investigated by the ethics people I think/My GM & HR don't know that I was followed and 2 days later I got the ethics complaint//What should I do tell the GM and admit I lied about the smoking??? Would the insurance drug test me for nicotine??

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I worked zero tolerance company. They have had many

I worked for a zero tolerance company. They have had many employees come to work drunk and hungover many many times and nothing was ever done about it. I came up with THC in a random test and was fired. Would this be considered discrimination? Also I was a supervisor and had been on a 600.00 a week salary for 3 years up til my last paycheck then they only paid me for 12 hours of pay. Is that legal and do I have a case?

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Law Educator, Esq.

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I was recently terminated from my job. During the

I was recently terminated from my job. During the "investigation" I was held in a small office and not allowed to go to the restroom, get a drink of water, have a smoke or anything. I was told I could not leave the office. I was held there for approximately 3 1/2 hours during this. Wouldn't this violate my civil rights? Isn't it considered false imprisonment?

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Patrick, Esq.

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I have what may be a clear-cut case of my employer having

I have what may be a clear-cut case of my employer having taken gross advantage of my skills over several years, performing 2 jobs, but only being paid for one. Specifically, I work for the state of Georgia at a mental hospital. From 2012 to 2015, I was working as the Director/Research Coordinator of the Office of Research, and working as a Behavior Specialist, teacher, and counselor; but I was only ever paid for the latter...a significantly lesser paying position. The research job turned out to never have been actually created at the home office level, even though I was told it was legit, and received a formal letter from the Clinical Director affirming my appointment to the research position. In May of 2015, I was called in to a high-level meeting with HR, and my new superviors, and the clinical director, during which they informed me my research job was never properly authorized, and I was to be moved back to Behavior Specialist only, essentially amounting to a demotion. I was never compensated for my research job, even though I performed the duties of both positions at the same time. This sudden change of my position caused the canceling of a major study I was involved with, consisting of a team of IBM scientists, Cornell University, and the CIO and Assistant Deputy Commissioner of my state division... a project, that if successful, would have easily save the state millions of dollars per year, and saved lives.I recorded the entire length of the high-level meeting. During which, parties involved admitted their part, and therefore guilt. I did not inform them I recorded the meeting; but I know Georgia law allows for such recordings, as long as I was party to it.I want to file a lawsuit. I have given them ample time to resolve my concerns about this matter, and to fairly compensate me; but they have blown smoke screens, deferred to grievance policies that put my complaints in limbo, and have since May of last year tried to create an environment for me that has been so toxic as to force me to resign. I have evidence of this too.I need serious legal help, and I need it right away.

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