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Wrongful Termination Law

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"Wrongful Termination" applies to a situation when for no reason a person is fired. This is illegal in the eyes of law and is also known as Wrongful Dismissal / Wrongful Discharge. The wrongful termination is governed by state and federal laws, which protect employees from being fired, for the unjustifiable reasons such as gender, race, creed, disability and a variety of other discriminatory reasons. In United States, most employers hire employees "at-will," and there is a mutual agreement between both the employer and the employee that they may lapse their employment relationship at any time. For Expert consultation on wrongful termination Law you can, take advice from wrongful termination Lawyer or wrongful termination Attorney in your area.
Wrongful termination might apply if
your employer fired you
your employer laid you off,
your employer forced you to quit
your employer retires you
Unfair employment discharge is also referred to as:

  • Wrongful discharge
  • Wrongful firing
  • Wrongful dismissal
  • Illegal discharge
  • Illegal termination
  • Illegal dismissal

As some of the vary terms indicate, an employer must illegally discharge an employee for proceed to constitute wrongful termination.Wrongful dismissal will tend to arise first as a claim by the employee so dismissed. Many jurisdictions provide tribunals or courts which will hear actions for wrongful dismissal. A proven wrongful dismissal will tend to lead to two main remedies: Reinstatement of the dismissed employee, and/or monetary compensation for the wrongfully dismissed. Employees can suspend at any time. Similarly, employers may terminate an employee at any time unless the parties signed an employment bond that sets the period of employment or the employer seeks to terminate the employee for illegal grounds. Therefore, employers have the right to discharge employees, pretty much the same as employees have the right to quit.

In US there is a agency that enforces laws against workplace discrimination, The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is an independent federal law enforcement agency. The EEOC investigates discrimination complaints based on an individuals race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, perceived intelligence, disability and retaliation for reporting and/or opposing a discriminatory practice. It is empowered to file discrimination suits against employers on behalf of alleged victims and to adjudicate claims of discrimination brought against federal agencies.

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