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I recently quit my job at any clear power plant. I had a…

I recently quit my...

I recently quit my job at any clear power plant. I had a random the day before. I called my site manager and quit saying I had a cocaine issue and was going to get help. He told the entire plant and everyone knows why I quit including people who don’t even work there. One person even quoted verbatim exactly what I told my manager. Seems illegal

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you discussed this with a manager or HR? Or with a lawyer?

No

Lawyer's Assistant: Are you an "at will" employee? Do you belong to a union?

No I was a contractor

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

No seems it should have been private

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I am so sorry to read about your difficulties.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Does the site manager from the company I work for have the right to tell everyone I voluntarily quit because I told him I was having drug issues!
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Seems why I left my position should be my own business

Thank you for the information:

Does the site manager from the company I work for have the right to tell everyone I voluntarily quit because I told him I was having drug issues!

Response: No. That's a violation of your privacy. However and unfortunately, if you try to file lawsuit about this violation, your issue would gain more publicity and that is the last thing you need under the circumstances.

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