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Can someone be fired Court ordered to wear a SCRAM Bracelet

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Can someone be fired for being Court ordered to wear a SCRAM Bracelet in California? This is a continuous alcohol monitoring device worn on the ankle of the user. Person only has to wear bracelet for 3 months. Statutory citation if possible. Thanks
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Unfortunately, unless you are an employee under some contract (union or other written employment contract), employment in CA is at will. There are no statutes in CA that prohibit an employer from terminating an at will employee for any reason at all or no reason at all except based solely on the age/race/sex/disability/national origin of the employee. Thus, the employer could choose to terminate an employee over the scram bracelet and the employee's only recourse is filing for unemployment, since the termination would not be directly related to workplace misconduct.
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