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Wrongful Termination FAQ

Wrongful Termination General Questions

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Asking for a conversation with the respective employer to clarify such act must be at least tried. However, if this action doesn’t push through, seeking for an advice or better yet, a legal assistance from reliable wrongful termination attorney is wise.

With the existence of at-will employment agreements, employers are granted with legal rights to fire a certain employee, at any time, without being obliged to state the reason or even without having any reason. And so, if the affected employee wants to get reasons, he or she must provide legal proofs such as copies of employment agreements which contain statements confirming that contract for work signed and approved by both, the employer and the employee, is classified as to be at-will.

Although there are no specific laws that vests protection for wrongfully terminated employees, federal and state laws that prohibit employment discrimination will take place. These embrace related and supporting laws such as the Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and more.

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Discriminations defined by law are the ones that can be asserted for legal compensations. To clarify, unequal treatments towards concerned employees that are motivated by certain factors such as an employee’s race, national origin, gender, religion, age, and also disability status are the ones being categorized as illegal.

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Yes. Verified wrongful termination complainants are being protected against additional employer’s harassment, specifically from retaliation, by filing a separate violation claim which qualifies to be against the contents of civil rights act.