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I failed a drug test and i do not use illegal drugs i dont

I failed a drug test and i do not use illegal drugs i dont even smoke cigarettes and when i requested a retest they stated that i would have to pay up to $270 for that. I need to know my right and how to contest this cause i can not let this reflect on my record because of my CDLJA: Can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: TexasJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: No union im a contract owner operatorJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No just would like legal advice on how to handle this situation in the appropriateate manor

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ScottyMacEsq

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I am a city employee in a small town.The public librarian.

I am a city employee in a small town.The public librarian. This year 5 other employees got a 50 cent raise and I got a quarter. When I asked the city clerk why, she wouldn't tell me and told me it was my fault for not coming to the meeting. I then asked the mayor and he met with me and said that at the council meeting one of the council members stated that I took too many smoke breaks and played games on the computer and didn't deserve 50 cents. This member has no idea what I do at my job.I quit smoking in February. I asked one of the library board members to go to the next council meeting and ask this city council member where he got his information from. Before the meeting could take place the mayor told the library board member that it would be wise to just drop this because if we don't the city will look in to cutting my hours and take away my insurance. Is this legal?

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Law Educator, Esq.

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In my case I feel like I was treated unfair in my

In my case I feel like I was treated unfair in my workplace... place.. Last week Tuesday I had in incident my on the fork lift back in into a cart knock off a little paint of the lift bump to bump incident.. I know company has work policy. So later on the the day they brought me to the conference room and told that I needed to go to the clinic and screen test I confessed to that I smoke a little pot over the weekend.. I meant what I'm saying Is ...there was an incident with the lift before me another coworker crash the lift in the building knock out a sheet of metal and he didn't get test or nothing all they did was told him he couldn't operate the lift until further notice ..I worked for this company for almost 5 years never complain to anybody got along with everybody never missed work pick up shift work all the overtime they provide me..I did everything they told me.. First incident I had with the company.. Since I started working there.. So I was force to resign from my position now I'm out of work this very stressful

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I have an employment question. I took an job offer and had

I have an employment question. I took an job offer and had to take a pre employment drug test. I smoked cannabis 2 days prior and worried that it will come up positive. I am now wanting to rescind the job offer and have hr keep it confidential without telling management. I have a license and I do not want to be reported to the board.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: The job is located in MarylandJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No. You are the first.JA: Thank you.Customer: Please helpJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: No that is about it.

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Patrick, Esq.

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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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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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