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My fiance was just fired for potentially having mrsa is it legal?

1 Answers. Asked on Mar 29th, 2017 on Labor and Employment - Pennsylvania
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Arbys fired my fiance for him having an access on his calf. Which was covered and there was no way anyone could be exposed to it. He just got a call saying you have mrsa so we have to let you go.
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Answered on Mar 30th, 2017 at 10:13 AM

That strikes me as really unfair and a poor decision by Arby's but probably not unlawful.  His job is not protected because he has a temporary medical condition.  Your fiance certainly should be eligible for unemployment compensation. 

I recommend that you seek out a local attorney for a more in depth discussion of the matter. I do not recommend that you take any action steps without such a consult. Act quickly because by waiting, you may lose certain rights and remedies available to you.

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