In CA can I be fired from a retail outlet for not opening enough credit cards for customers?
Mountain View, CA |
I am regularly harassed about the amount of credit cards I open for customers. I am told that this is "part of my job," and "required." I have no background in finance and yet am expected to push consumers into making big financial decisions.
You are no doubt an at will employee. As an at will employee your employer can place any lawful requirements on your job and it can terminate you for not attaining those requirement, or even for no reason at all, as along as the reason for your discipline or termination is not because you are part of a protected class of people.
There is no question in my mind that you can be terminated for not opening enough credit cards. If that is a problem for you, my advice is to start looking right away for another job.
Good luck to you.
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In CA you can be fired "if they feel like it" unless it's for an improper or unlawful reason like discrimination. The only real job security would be if you have an employment contract and did not breach it. Good luck with it.
Your question should be under employment law not credit card fraud. You can be fired for no reason, or job performance since Califonriia is an "at will" employment state.
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Poor or unsatisfactory job performance is grounds for termination of employment in California, provided that you are an "at-will" employee. If you are in retail sales, you are likely an at-will employee. If you have an employment contract that addresses "cause" for termination, the contract will govern whether you are able to be terminated for poor or unsatisfactory performance.
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