Most employment in the United States is “at will,” meaning that an employer can end your employment at their discretion. But there are a few exceptions, covered by an area known as wrongful dismissal law. Here are some reasons your employer isn’t allowed to use to fire you:
An employer isn’t allowed to fire you based on your race, nationality, religion, sex or age. In about half the states, you can’t be discriminated against based on your sexual orientation, either. There are a few related categories that also receive protection, such as disability and pregnancy. An employment lawyer can consult with you if you feel your right to a discrimination-free workplace has been infringed.
- Work-Related Injury:
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Did you know that being convicted of a DWI can cause you to lose your job? In addition, wrongful termination lawsuits have risen 260% over the past 20 years in the United States. If you are faced with legal issues regarding a DWI or wrongful termination, it is important to seek help from an attorney who is knowledgeable in the area of law you are involved in. By doing so, your experience will not have to be a nightmare.
Employment attorneys are available to help when you are involved in an employment lawsuit. Employment lawsuits are generally filed when an employee has been discriminated against or terminated unfairly, and they are won by the employee 65% of the time. Although some incidents that occur in the workplace, such as personal injury, which involves injuries that are sustained on the jo Continue reading