Fired for drinking off duty while on the road?

Discussion in 'Trucker Legal Advice' started by kablerat, Jan 3, 2019.

  1. Bean Jr.

    Bean Jr. Road Train Member

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    So you interpret it completely the opposite of what the FMCSA explicitly says in their guidance? Got it.

    And btw, I don't ever drink when I'm off duty while in the truck, so you will never learn from me if the FMCSA is right or not.
     
  2. NightLight

    NightLight Bobtail Member

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    Right or wrong, whatever.
    I never came to asking for logic anyway.
    Good thing too.
    Bye Felica.
     
  3. Majestic 670

    Majestic 670 Heavy Load Member

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    I would ask swift for my logs, and then I would prove I was off duty. Then I would go to the labor board and make swift prove that I was drinking.
     
  4. tucker

    tucker Road Train Member

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    But they didn’t need a reason to fire him,
    Had they fired him because he was a black woman then he’d have a valid lawsuit.

    In Evansville a man was going to make a burn barrel so he bought a 55 gallon steel barrel and took a torch to it. It had a placard for flammable liquid but since it was empty he didn’t even bother to remove the caps. Kaboom!!
    Now his widow is suing everyone that might have had contact with that barrel.
     
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  5. not4hire

    not4hire Road Train Member

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    That wasn't very Swift.



    Or was it? ;)

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  6. Powder Joints

    Powder Joints Subjective Prognosticator

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