Ohio is an at-will employment state. That means that an employer can hire or fire any employee for nearly any reason. Likewise, employees can also quit without notice and reason. Many employees hear the term ‘wrongful termination’ and believe they have a right to sue if they were fired unfairly. That is not true. At-will employment allows employers to fire you even if the reason was unfair. Employers cannot, however, fire someone for an illegal reason. When they do, employees can then file a wrongful termination lawsuit.
A wrongful termination lawsuit will not only help make things right but also help you claim compensation for losses associated with the firing. A Delaware County wrongful termination lawyer can help determine what is needed for the best chance of success in a lawsuit. successful.
Although Ohio is an at-will employment state, there are certain reasons employers can not use to fire an employee. These include:
When employees feel they have been fired due to any of these reasons, they must speak to a wrongful termination lawyer serving Delaware County.
There are a number of available remedies for victims of wrongful termination in Delaware County. The most common of these is a wrongful termination lawsuit. Through a lawsuit, wronged employees can seek damages for:
The remedies available always depend on the facts of a certain case and whether the termination was legally “wrongful”. A wrongful termination lawyer serving Delaware County can help determine if you have a case. If you do, they will help you hold your employer accountable for their unlawful actions.
Ohio is an at-will employment state, but that does not give employers the right to break federal law. If you feel you have been wrongfully terminated, contact our wrongful termination lawyers serving Delaware County at Marshall Forman & Schlein LLC today. We have the necessary experience to handle your claim and will work hard to make things right and recover any damages to which you are entitled. Do not let your employer get away with it. There are steps you can take, and we want to help. Call us today or fill out our online form so we can begin reviewing your potential case.
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