Concord, NC asked in Employment Law for North Carolina

Q: Hello, I’m inquiring on whether I was wrongfully terminated from Zoom Drain.

I was discharged from Zoom Drain last Thursday while I was on vacation. On Wednesday it was communicated to me that one of the 4 of us working there was a confirmed covid 19 case and they weren’t requiring anyone to get tested as long as they didn’t feel sick. I inquired because I know that’s not the Charlotte recommendation and after a long conversation they told me I could use my PTO. The next day they called me and released me because “I’m not a good fit because I’m too concerned about health and not comfortable.”

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Ina Shtukar
Ina Shtukar
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: More information is needed but it sounds like you may have a claim.

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