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    I was terminated for dishonesty/theft of time. The evidence used (security camera with time stamp) to discharge me actually shows my innocence but they claim that the clock is wrong (running slow) If my watch is set to their clock can they say "I knowingly stole time from them?" Note, I am a union member and have begun proceedings (local meeting and panel meeting) The company admits the clock is inaccurate (conveniently in their favor) and completely ignores my request for logic. My union reps. inform me that is their prerogative at this point and it maybe relevant in later proceedings but not now. I am still awaiting a decision from union regarding whether or not they will seek arbitration. Meanwhile I have no income. Any help would be appreciated.

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    A wrongful termination means that you were termed for a reason prohibited by law, not that you were termed for something you didn't do. This is not a wrongful termination under the law. Your recourse is to grieve it through the union.
    The above answer, whatever it is, assumes that no legally binding and enforceable contract or CBA says otherwise. If it does, then the terms of the contract or CBA apply.

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      http://en.wikipedia.org:80/wiki/Wrongful_dismissal
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