A medical provider accused and then threatened two medical assistant of spreading rumors of a relationship between his best friend (another MD) and a third medical assistant. The situation was reported to HR and the CEO and nothing was done. The MD that spoke to the medical assistants continues to harass them by voicing how he can have them fired at any time.
The likely answer is No. At will employees can be terminated for nearly any reason or no reason . Consult an employment law attorney for further clarity.
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This sounds like a difficult case but get the opinion of an employment lawyer in your area.
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