Q: Former employee of Whole Foods was caught with employee theft, a
Asset protection and store leader interrogated me and had me sign a letter of restitution, was walked out of store and told they would contact me with a decision as to whether I was fired, suspended or would be written up, I received a call asking me to come , why are they asking me to come in? Police were not called
No one knows why your employer asked you to come in. It could be multiple reasons, at this point, everyone here will be speculating. It could be that your employer is going to terminate your employment and they want to give you the last check, perhaps they want you to make a statement, or they are conducting an investigation.
Keep in mind that in California, all employees are considered at-will unless there is a contract to the contrary. At-will employment means the employer may write you up, suspend, or terminate your employment at any time, with or without cause or prior notice, provided it does not violate anti-discrimination laws. Terminating an employee for theft is a legitimate reason. Best of luck.
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