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    I work on a Friday night from 630pm-3am. Friday morning I got a phone call at 950 asking me to work from 11am until 3am. A 16 hour shift on an hours notice. I said I couldn't because I already had plans for the day but that I would come in early to accommodate them. Two hours later i receive a phone call that I am being suspended for a week without pay because I was not a 'team player'. I ended up being terminated the next day. Isn't that illegal to reprimand someone for not working a shift that wasn't there's to begin with? Also, pretty sure 16 hours straight of work is illegal as well. I could really use some advice on what to do next. I'm just appalled at their behavior and the way I was treated after working for them for 6 years.

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    This was not a wrongful termination. You are required to work the hours the employer asks/needs you to. (unless you have a binding employment contract to the contrary)

    There are some exceptions on max. hrs. such as for long haul truckers, airline pilots, nurses in some states, minors.....

    File for unemployment ins. & look for other employment.
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