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Most Common Employment Law Issues:

When Have I Been Wrongfully Terminated from a Job?

The rules for whether an employee was improperly fired or terminated from their job vary from state to state. The majority of states follow the rules of at-will employment.

What is Wrongful Termination?

"At-will" means that an employer can fire an employee for any reason the employer sees fit, provided it is not for an improper reason. If the employee is "at-will," any reason, including no reason, is a proper basis for termination. It does not make a difference whether the employee actually did anything wrong, or whether the employer misunderstood the facts of the situation.

Exceptions to an At-Will Employment Termination

An employer can fire an at-will employee for any reason, except for the following:

How Much Advance Notice Is Required Before I Can Be Terminated?

Should You Hire A Wrongful Termination Attorney?

If you believe you have been wrongful fired, an employment attorney can help you investigate the reasons for the termination and gather appropriate documents. If you also feel that you have been fired for an illegal reason, such as discrimination, a lawyer likely will be needed.

If you are an employer facing a wrongful termination lawsuit, you should speak to a lawyer immediately.

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Last Modified: 03-14-2017 12:46 AM PDT

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