Minneapolis, MN asked in Employment Law for Minnesota

Q: I was terminated due to taking off work and then not coming in to help when I was called in during the time I had off.

In my exit interview it was also brought up that I failed a drug test at a previous employer 3 years ago I never gave anyone permission to disclose such information. The fact that I was let go in part die to things that occurred years ago and are not currently occurring make me believe my past employer caused me to lose my job and now I'm afraid it will continue to happen because I hold a state license thats easily looked up and has where I'm currently employed.

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A: More information is needed here. Why did you take time off work? If it was for a medical condition, you may have protection under the ADA or FMLA. I would recommend reaching out to an employment attorney in your state for a consultation.

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