The day I was to start work, I was hospitalized for dehydration and extremely low blood sugar. My employer said if I brought in a Dr's note, I wouldn't lose my job. I got out of the hospital after staying a night, and my employer asked the next day if I would be there in 2 days to work. I told her I would try my best because I wasn't sure if I would be well enough to start. She said "try" wasn't good enough and she needed a yes or no answer. It went on from there with her stating my hours were taken for the week, given to another employee and that she had other interviews already set up. That's just a summary of the situation. More was said, I have the conversation saved on my phone. We communicated through text messages.
Unfortunately, as GA is an "at will" state you can be hired and fired for no reason at all. There are few exceptions to this, but I doubt your situation would fall under one of them.
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