Because its true its not defamation though it may be harassment. Damages would need to be present to bring a claim. If you have quantifiable damages to your reputation or finances than you may want to bring a claim but from what you did say it doesn't look like enough.
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Schedule an appointment with an employment lawyer. Bring along any proof that you have at the consultation. Be careful in the future what and who you text.
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Please thank your husband for his service. If he is a Marine, Semper Fi, Brother!
The advice given by the other attorneys here is excellent. You might also consider re-posting your question in an area dealing with this sort of civil law matter, as this forum deals with DWI.
Shame on the idiot boss.
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