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Top 10 Wrongful Termination Articles
Some people have a knack for quitting a job in style. For instance, a flight attendant announced that he quit his job over the plane’s public address system, grabbed two beers, and then exited the plane by deploying the evacuation slide and sliding down it.
Getting fired, however, is not quite as glamorous. While employers often have legitimate reasons for firing employees, sometimes employees are wrongfully terminated. "Wrongful termination" usually occurs when an employer either (1) terminates an employee in a manner that violates an employment contract; or (2) terminates an employee for an unlawful reason. Here are the top wrongful employment articles:
Generally, in Texas, employment is "at will," meaning that an employer can terminate an employee for almost any reason (unless there is an employment contract saying otherwise). However, Texas does have a narrow cause of action for wrongful termination.
This article is about unfair termination, which is the firing of an employee for unjust reasons.
The rules regarding when termination is wrongful vary from state to state. However, a majority of states follow the rules of "at will" employment.
This article discusses the process for filing a wrongful termination lawsuit, including what evidence you will need and how to get advice through the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
In most cases, you must file a complaint with EEOC before you can file a private lawsuit against your employer. EEOC mediation helps you and your employer reach a mutual agreement on how to resolve the violations.
This article discusses the procedure for filing a wrongful termination claim, what your past employer can say to your future employers, and the protections you have from your employee handbook.
Retaliatory discharge is when an employer punishes an employee by terminating him or her. Retaliatory discharge is considered to be illegal and a form of wrongful termination.
In Illinois, employment agreements that do not run for a specified time period can be terminated at will by either party. Unless a contract says otherwise, employees can be fired for almost any reason. There are, however, some exceptions.
This is a list of articles involving workplace disputes and wrongful termination.
Georgia is an "at will" employment state. Absent a contract saying otherwise, either the employee or employer can terminate the employment agreement for any reason.