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Have You Been Wrongfully Terminated? Here's What You Need to Know

Have You Been Wrongfully Terminated? Here's What You Need to Know
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Have You Been Wrongfully Terminated? Here's What You Need to Know

Losing your job is never easy, especially if you feel that you were wrongfully terminated. In such a situation, it's difficult to know what your rights are and what steps you can take to protect them. Fortunately, there are federal and state laws in place that protect hardworking people like you against illegal acts committed by their employers. In this blog post, we'll discuss the most common types of wrongful termination and what you should do if you fall into one of these categories.


One of the most common forms of wrongful termination is when an employer fires an employee based on their race, sex, age, or other discriminatory factor. If you've been fired, and you suspect that it was because of your race, sex, or age, you have every right to seek legal help. Discrimination in the workplace is illegal, and you shouldn't be penalized for something that you have no control over.


Another common form of wrongful termination is retaliation. Retaliation occurs when an employee is fired for reporting illegal or unethical behavior in the workplace. Reporting such behavior is called whistleblowing, and you're protected under the law if you do so. If you've been fired for whistleblowing, you may be entitled to compensation.


If you have a disability, your employer is required by law to make reasonable accommodations for you. If your employer has failed to make such accommodations, and you've been fired as a result, you may have a claim for wrongful termination. A disability is not a reason to terminate someone's employment, and you have the right to protect your job.

Breach of Contract

If you have a contract with your employer, and they've terminated your employment before the end of the contract, you may have a claim for wrongful termination. You have every right to seek legal help if your employer has breached your contract in any way.


Workplace harassment can take many forms, including sexual harassment, bullying, and intimidation. If you've been the victim of harassment in the workplace, and you've been fired as a result, you may have a claim for wrongful termination. Harassment is never okay, and you have every right to protect your job and your dignity.

Wrongful termination can be a complicated and stressful situation, but it's important to know that you have rights. If you believe that you've been wrongfully terminated, the first step is to seek legal help. As we discussed, there are several types of wrongful termination, including discrimination, retaliation, disability, breach of contract, and harassment. Remember to look at the facts and don't jump to conclusions. If you think you might have a claim, take the necessary steps to protect your rights and seek legal counsel. You deserve to be treated fairly and with respect in the workplace, and wrongful termination shouldn't stand in the way of that.

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If you believe you have been discriminated against by your employer, the employment law attorneys at Roller Rubinstein are ready to fight for your rights. We offer a FREE claim evaluation to answer your questions and determine if you are entitled to compensation. Contact us today at (954) 828-0333 or request an evaluation online.

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