Can employee be terminated for sending text messages to supervisor calling another employee vulgar names, threatning to kill him, cut his tires and hiring someboby to beat him up?
Can employee be terminated for requesting day off (working on work schedule) if not allowed to take off she is bringing doctor's note she is sick?
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If you have a discrimination theory about retaliatory discharge or hostile workplace conditions you'll need a lawyer. Religious belief, age, gender, race etc. all are discriminatory reasons for which you cannot be legally fired and upon which you might base a wrongful termination suit.
If you are an at-will employee, you can be fired for any reason or no reason, except unlawful discrimination. If you do not have an employment contract or union to represent you, your recourse is limited. Discrimination based on age, gender, race, religious beliefs etc.... may give rise to a different answer.
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The answer is normally "yes" if you are in a state that is a hiring and firing "AT WILL" state. Contact an employment law attorney immediately.
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