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I live in TX and it is an at will state. I am a certified teacher and I left the school district I was working for. I was working as an aide and not making much money. I have been working as an autistic aide for 6 years. I left to pursue a career as an autistic therapist. The company has a policy that you can not have 3 occurrences within a 90 day period. I was sick two times with a doctor's note and running a fever. It is common when working with children that you may not return for 24 hours as was in the school district I worked for. Today, I got a flat tire on the way to work. My son came and picked me up and although I provided a picture of the tire, I was still fired. I was told this was my third incident and I was fired. During my employment I had complained about being asked to show a child pictures that did not match his goals and I informed the owners of this and said I would not fudge data because this was for insurance companies. Further, I was sent

Lawyer's Assistant: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?

At will is in TX. It wss a full time job. There is another employee who was absent 3 days and not even written up and is still there.

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Is this legal

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I am sorry to hear about this situation. What are you asking here? For example, if you can sue for wrongful termination? Get your job back? Etc.

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