Asked in DUI / DWI and Employment Law for Texas

Q: can someone be fired for a dwi, yet others in their job field received the same charge and were not fired?

civil service employee charged with dwi off duty. is being told she is to be terminated as per collective bargaining agreement. per CBA they are subject to termination. however, previous dwi accounts concerning other employees over the last year did not result in termination

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Penny Wymyczak-White
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Penny Wymyczak-White
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  • Houston, TX
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A: You can be fired if that is part of the agreement. Retain a lawyer and try to get the DWI dismissed .

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