My wife is a delivery driver for Papa John's she was about ready to get off work and they asked her to take one more run prior to this when she came back in from her last run she took the light off her car thinking she was going home and when she left she forgot to put the light back on her car and they suspended her for a week is this legal
You have placed this question in the Car accident section, and it does not appear that there was an accident involved here.
However, I will attempt to answer your question. South Carolina is what is called an "At-Will Employment" state, which means that except for certain circumstances (such as discrimination as defined under federal law, contract issues if a contract is involved, and union issues if it is a union job) an employer can fire or suspend any employee without a valid reason.
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