Most people have heard the term employment at will. This generally refers to the principle that an employee can be terminated for any reason or no reason. However, there are exceptions to at will employment where an employer may be helped liable for an unlawful or wrongful termination.
A termination for an improper reason or merely based on race, color, national origin, age, pregnancy, sexual orientation or gender or because an employee presented a complaint of illegal or unsafe conduct can support a claim of wrongful discharge. The exceptions to at will employment are numerous. Call the Rayburn Law Office to learn more about your rights.
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If you believe that you have been wrongfully terminated, you should call us immediately at 503-968-5820 or follow the link above for a free and confidential consultation.