Q: Do I have a case for unlawful termination and can I sue ?

I was allowed to start working at a nursing home before the pre employment background check was conducted.2 months later, I was terminated because the background check showed an arrest for kidnapping and burglary, to which I am not guilty of,but no conviction. The case is still pending in court and set for jury trial Aug 22

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Ronald J. Eisenberg
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Ronald J. Eisenberg
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  • Consumer Law Lawyer
  • Chesterfield, MO
  • Licensed in Missouri

A: Missouri is an employment-at-will state. With limited exceptions, an employer may terminate an employee at will and doesn’t need to be fair.

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