Can I be fired
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Can I be fired
A coworkers credit card was stolen from the
job. The next day police came in and took me
to the station where they questioned me and
released me and told me a detective would be
in contact with me. Can my job fire me even
though I wasn’t charged with anything?
Asked on June 26, 2016 under Employment Labor Law, Pennsylvania
M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney
Answered 6 years ago | Contributor
You can be fired for this reason, any reason or no reason at all. That is unless you have a union agreement or employment contract that prohibits this action. Also, your treatment must not constitute any form of legally actionable discrimination. Otherwise, as an "at will" employee your company can set the terms and conditions of work much as it sees fit.
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