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My boss terminated me without any sort of explanation, and

My boss terminated me without any sort of explanation, and did so via text message. I understand that I work in an at will state and there is not much I can do, but, I had an exemplary performance record and made very good money, and up until that point, hadn't had a single complaint. I asked foran explanation and was refused one. I told him I planned to come to our place of employment the next day, and any subsequent days that it was necessary until I received one. He didn't reply, but, a co-worker told me that they were told if I came into the restaurant, they were to call the cops. Again, I was thoroughly confused. My friend and co-worker was unable to get an answer as to why I was terminated, either, until our bosses partner finally felt some compassion and told her what happened, which she then relayed to me. On the day I was terminated, we had several things go wrong - our point of sale system was not working, we ran out of our most popular dish, etc. I text my frustrations of the day to my friend and co-worker, telling her I had been near tears and ready to walk out, being a bit hyperbolic. Anyway, we got through the day, and the only person I said anyting to was my friend via text. When she came to work, after I had left, our boss asked for her phone to install an app on it, in case they had problems similar to what I had dealt with that afternoon. While he had her phone, without either her or my permission, and unbeknownst to either of us, he opened and read the texts between us. He immediately text me and fired me for the content of the text messages, although I still have not officially been offered that explanation. I have yet to confront him with that information, as my friend still works there and I don't want to threaten her job, as well. He read texts that were private communication between my friend and I without permission, has not paid me for my work, has threatened to call the cops on me, and accused me of stealing from him - which I did not do. I was a fantastic employee and am now missing nearly $400 a week in much needed income as a result of something terrible he did. Do I have any recourse at all in this matter?

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