My contract was terminated on 29 May, 2015. I was working for Secure Mission Solutions, a Parsons company. I was terminated without warning and No verbal or written warnings had been issued. Another employee made derogatory statements regarding individuals on contract and DIDN'T receive any punishment and is still employed.
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You indicated a "contract" being terminated. I would first look to the terms of the contract to nail down the rights and obiigations of the parties. Georgia is a "right to work" state so, in the absence of a contract no reason need be given by either party for termination. If, on the other hand there does exist a written agreement, then look to that for your remedy and then contact an attorney with a copy..
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Georgia is an employment at will state, so you can be terminated for any reason or no reason and don't necessarily have to be given any warnings. If you have an employment contract and their actions violated that contract you MAY have recourse in a suit for breach of contract, but that would be rare in this setting. You mention discrimination, but, at least in your question, there is no evidence of discrimination based on a federally protected classification (race, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, etc.),so there would be no basis to sue. If you are still not sure, contact an employment attorney in your area. Also note, if you apply for unemployment compensation and are denied, you should appeal. They can fire you for any reason, but you can only be denied unemployment if you were fired for doing something you knew would get you fired, and in most cases that requires prior warning. Good luck to you.
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Nothing in your post indicates you have any claim for discrimination or wrongful termination, but sure you can see a lawyer if the story is different than the one you posted. it is not even clear you were an employee, but if you have a breach of contract question a lawyer will need to review the actual documents. You can also post again and tell us what you believe is unlawful termination or unlawful discrimination, since nothing in your post reflects it.
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