I had told a foremen, i smoked marijuana as open door policy,,i also had seeked e.a.p for depression still got fired.
I agree with attorney Rose. You need to consult with an employment attorney who can review your case in detail, and review your options. The details of your case should not be disclosed on this Q&A forum. More than anything, don't delay, as time is of the essence when you get terminated.
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You should consult with an attorney. There are many ways that this could have been illegal under the anti-discrimination laws but it is also possible that your employer's actions were entirely legal. This will depend on circumstances not included within your question and which you should not post on an open website.
You may be protected my specific laws in your state. You should also be protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act. You absolutely must speak to an employment lawyer licensed in your state to discuss this matter as soon as possible. All cases have what is commonly called a statute of limitations. If you do not act quickly, you may be barred from bringing your case. You can also review the website for the EEOC. You can do this at www.eeoc.gov.
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