Louisville, KY asked in Employment Law and Employment Discrimination for Kentucky

Q: Can me and my husband fight this?

My husband was exposed to 4 members of his family that had positive COVID tests; he called off work to get tested. We ended up having to do a home test due to our Medicaid lapsing; since his test was negative his job is trying to fire him for it. I'd also like to point out we live my grandmother who's 78/79 yrs old and has Alzheimer's.

1 Lawyer Answer
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY
  • Licensed in Kentucky

A: You can but it’s probably a loser. Kentucky is an employment at will state which means you can be terminated for any reason or no reason at all. If it was a commercial test rather than a home test, it would have made your case much stronger.

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