In most states, an employer is legally allowed to hire, layoff, and fire its employees without notice. If you find yourself in a situation where you think you have been wrongfully terminated, or the circumstances are a bit hazy, Steve Franko can help you get to the bottom of your employment dispute, if legal action is necessary. Certain laws can protect you, should you face wrongful termination.
It is illegal for an employer to fire you based on gender, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, pregnancy or age. These acts of discrimination can result in an employment suit against the company. Your employer is also not allowed to fire you because of a discrimination claim. You also cannot be banned from employment or a promotion based on the above-mentioned parameters.
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Also, if you have the contract between you and your employer that has been violated, you may be able to receive compensation, should the business not rightfully compensate you for the infringement. The contract is in place to prevent your firing and can be broken, but not without compensation from your employer.
There are also laws in place to protect employees from unfair labor practices. Steve Franko can help you make a case should you be subjected to unfair wages or work hours. These are serious offenses for an employer, who must hold a standard of practices to ensure an employee’s paycheck and working hours. Working standards are in place for the benefit of the employee and any business that does not abide by those standards may be in jeopardy of a lawsuit.
If any workplace conditions are not up to code, employees could take legal action. Inspections, tests, and standards are put in place to make sure an employee is working in a safe environment. If an employer overlooks the safety of the work space they could face a major lawsuit from many, if not all, of their employees. Employers will be held liable if any employee faces injury due to an unsafe work environment, as per The Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
If you or a loved one is involved in an employment lawsuit, it is imperative that you seek legal help in managing your case. Steve Franko will fight for your worker’s rights and seek the settlement and compensation you deserve as a hard-working individual.