If you believe that you were unfairly dismissed from a job, you may wish to obtain more information about the laws related to unjustified dismissal.
The unjustified dismissal laws are different in each state.
Some states regulate their jobs for what they call “employment at will,” which means that if there is no work contract (or collective bargaining agreement), an employer can terminate an employee’s contract for any reason, or for no reason. , with or without notice, as long as the dismissal does not break another law.
If you believe that you have been unfairly dismissed, you can:
Contact the State Labor Office (in English) for more information about the unjustified dismissal laws in your state.
Seek help from a legal counsel if you were fired for any reason that is not protected by state or federal laws.
Be eligible for unemployment compensation and the extension of your health care benefits (in English).
If you are an employer looking for information about the legal termination of your employees’ contract, you can contact the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and your State Labor Office (English) to make sure that it is covered under federal and state laws. You can also consult your case with a licensed attorney