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I would like to know if I can get fired for using drugs

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prior to the start of...
I would like to know if I can get fired for using drugs prior to the start of my job
JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: Utah
JA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?
Customer: At will
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: Yes. It was a failed urinalysis in the Navy. I didn’t lie about it, but I didn’t tell them about it during the interview
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