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.
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