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Tell employee the complete reason for firing.

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Rodney Smith was told he was being fired from his probation officer's job because he violated the employer's drug and alcohol policy. In court, the county claimed Smith was fired for absenteeism, and you don't have to accommodate absenteeism caused by alcoholism. Smith sued, claiming he was fired because of his race and disability, and got his case to trial. Reason: Because the county had no other record that absenteeism was the true reason, it couldn't convince an appeals court to throw out the case. (Smith v. Davis, No. 00-3268, 3rd Cir., 2001)

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