Wrongful Termination: Was Your Firing Illegal?

Although many individuals who are terminated from their job feel their termination was “wrongful”, especially if it was done without cause, the legal definition of wrongful determination is quite specific. To be wrongfully terminated is to be fired for an illegal reason, which may involve violation of federal anti-discrimination laws or a contractual breach. For instance, an employee cannot be fired on the basis of race, gender, ethnic background, religion, or disability. It is also illegal to fire an employee because they lodged a legal complaint against the employer.

However, it is important to note that most employment is “at will”, which means an employee may be fired at any time and for any reason or for no reason at all (as long as the reason is not illegal). But there are some important exceptions to the at-will rule — and legal remedies — that may help you keep your job or sue your former employer for wrong termination. These are:For more info please visit…wrong termination

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