Our firm understands the stress that can derive from being fired from your job, especially if you are unsure why. If you are in this unfortunate situation, do not hesitate to reach out to our firm today to discuss the details of your case with a Chesterfield County wrongful termination attorney.
If I was fired from my job for no reason, can I seek legal action?
Keep in mind that the state of Virginia is an “employment-at-will” state. Essentially, this means that employers in Virginia are allowed to hire, or fire, employees virtually at any time, for any reason, and even for no reason at all. As a result, if your employer has just told you that it has terminated your position at your company, you may not have a wrongful termination case.
However, if you are able to establish that your employer fired you as a result of unlawful reasons, including discriminatory reasons, for example, because of your race or gender, you may have a valid wrongful termination claim. You will want to recognize that both state and federal law prohibits employers from firing, or otherwise discriminating against employees based on certain protected classes. Some examples of protected classes include national origin, age, disabilities, and religious beliefs. If you believe you were wrongfully fired as a result of any of the above discriminatory reasons, you may be allowed to seek legal action. Give our firm a call today to discuss the details of your case with an experienced attorney.
What should I do if I was unfairly terminated from my place of employment?
If you believe that you were unfairly fired from your place of employment, the first step you should take is to request a written statement from your employer about the reason he or she terminated your position. Do keep in mind, however, that the employer is not required to give you a reason. If the reason given by your employer does not make sense, or you believe the reasoning is evidence of discrimination, do not hesitate to reach out to our firm today to speak with our wrongful termination lawyer. Our firm has the background and skill required to evaluate your case and choose the best strategy moving ahead. Our firm has assisted workers who are wrongfully terminated to pursue the justice they deserve, and we are more than willing to do the same for you. We look forward to hearing from you.
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If you need help with an employment law matter in the state of Virginia, you can count on Passero Employment Law to effectively represent your interests. If you would like to discuss your matter, please contact Passero Employment Law today.