North Carolina is an at-will employment state, meaning employers can generally hire and fire employees for any reason, no reason, a good reason, a bad reason, a stupid reason, or even a wrong reason.... more
Terminating an employee with a disabling medical condition can be a lightening rod for litigation. However, that does not mean that all such terminationsor even the majorityare unlawful. To the... more
An AutoZone in Virginia was held up by a man who police say is responsible for 30 robberies in the area. He came in as the store manager and an associate, Devin McClean, were closing the store.
Being terminated from your employment may feel wrong, but that does not necessarily mean it was wrongful termination. There is no set rule for what constitutes a “wrongful termination”. In general,... more
An employee who is forced to quit may have a claim for constructive discharge, which is similar to wrongful termination, based on the reason they were forced to quit. Two examples below shed light... more
Judge Denise Cote, of the Southern District of New York, recen tly held in Olsson v. Wenner Media that it is not employment discrimination to terminate an employee based upon that employee's real or... more
California law requires employers to pay employees according to a pre-determined schedule.These requirements are described below.
For current employees, Labor Code section 204 requires all of the... more