Q: Terminated after being charged at. Was charged with Assault and battery 3rd degree. Case dismissed. Can I sue employer?
Was denied unemployment benefits and pending chargers were placed on background. I have no source of income. The chargers and termination were reason for no employment after companies checked background.
A: If the police charged you with a crime, the employer is legally allowed to fire you. SC is an at-will employment state, and unless the termination is based on discrimination on the basis of age, race, disability, sex, religion, or national origin, then you don't have a basis to sue your employer.
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