Wrongful Termination Lawsuit

Wrongful Termination Lawsuit

A lawsuit resulting from a situation in which an employer terminates an employee in violation of relevant law, the contract of employment or the employer's own dismissal procedures. What constitutes wrongful termination varies by jurisdiction. Generally, however, termination because of race, sex or other protected class is illegal. Likewise, dismissal outside the parameters the employer himself has set in place may be considered wrongful. A wrongful termination lawsuit may result in damages being awarded to the former employee, and possibly in mandatory reinstatement.
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Breuder filed a federal wrongful termination lawsuit less than 24 hours after he was fired in October 2015.
A wrongful termination lawsuit may arise from issues related to job performance, racial or national origin discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation, reprimands, whistle blowing, military status or service, demotion or denial of promotion, Family and Medical Leave Act matters, wage, hour, and overtime disputes, and other personnel concerns.
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