Upon being fired from my previous job, the Asst. Manager called me in his office while another employee was present. he was not trained to read background reports, and revealed my arrest record from information he gotten from HR and the President of the firm. he also stated that there was an email forwarded (which he showed me) to the companies they are representing stating they should not in for any reason accept an application or offer employment to me because I was arrested for battery dating violence, and am a violent person. I was fired from a cell phone carrier represented by the marketing firm who had fired me as well. I could not go another firm because the email was sent to local firms as well, stating I have a history of violence and be bad for business, which is false.
I had never given any kind of indication of being violence or having unorderly conduct. I never sweared or became aggressive with anyone at the firm or a customer for that matter. Never the less can i atleast file a law suit, I have worked 12-15 hour days for this company and they are not going to pay me for the training nor the hours of training I have worked. I tried to contact them about my compensation, but they refuse to return my calls or answer any questions. They also make false statements while on the phone saying that i being aggressive and need to calm down but I never have been aggressive with anyone of them. They are slandering my name and ruining my professional reputation;
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I would speak with a local employment attorney. It is unclear form the facts you presented whether or not you may have a claim.
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