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These reasons are not trivial for a surveyor looking for a job and the person who said that to you is a jerk. My suggestion is that you find an employment lawyer in the area that you live in and pursue this against them as a defamation of character claim because you can prove that the termination reason they are stating in your records and most likely stating to future prospective employers are lies and slanderous in nature. The only problem I see here is that most employment lawyers will not work on a pro bono or contingency fee basis (if they win they get paid) -- and you would have to come up with a retainer of a few thousand dollars in order for an attorney to proceed with any action on your behalf. There is a distinct possibility that once you get an attorney involved and writing to them on your behalf regarding these matters that they may be willling to change the reasons in your file and come to an agreement on what they can and cannot say to a prospective employer about you if one happens to call them. A letter or two and a few telephone calls may cost you around $1500 with a lawyer. Before you pay anyone, though, see if you can get some assistance through any pro bono legal groups in your area -- you may be able to at least get a lawyer through them for a reduced price rather than a full fee.