If you lost your job against your will, it is natural for you to believe that your employer did something wrong. In fact, however, most employment is categorized as "at will." This means your employer has the right to let you go for a good reason, a bad reason, or no reason at all. Common grounds for a termination at will include the employer's perception that your performance was not good enough, a down-sizing or personality conflicts. In certain circumstances, the law provides exceptions to employment at will depending on what motivated the action of discharge.
Therefore, a key aspect of your employment law case at Brown Paindiris & Scott, LLP, is a careful review and analysis of factors that may or may not have motivated the decision. We may be able to help you if one or more of the following applies in your case:
- You were targeted through retaliatory discharge after you legitimately complained about sexual harassment on the job.
- You were terminated after you took legitimate time off work in accordance with the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
- There is clear and ample evidence that your termination was motivated by your employer's discrimination against you on the basis of race, religion, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy or other illegal basis for workplace discrimination.
- You earn a high enough salary to make it cost-effective to bring a wrongful termination claim or lawsuit against your employer.
- You have a contract, or the employer made promises to you that it did not keep.
Denied Your Just Compensation?
Were you denied a commission or bonus when your employer apparently fired you just in time for you not to qualify for it? Is your employer withholding benefits that you believe you are entitled to? Brown Paindiris & Scott, LLP, can evaluate your case and explain your options. Our attorneys offer plainspoken, practical legal counsel for employees who have lost their jobs through some illegal motives of their employers. We also consult with clients regarding a broad range of employment concerns.
Hartford Wrongful Discharge Attorneys
Bring us your Connecticut employment law concern such as discrimination, sexual harassment or wrongful termination. Attorneys at our law firm can offer valuable advice and guidance. A lawyer from Brown Paindiris & Scott, LLP, is available to discuss your case in detail. Initial, brief phone consultations are complimentary. If you and the attorney decide that it is worth your time and the expense of a consultation in the office, you will know ahead of time what the reasonable fees are likely to be.
Schedule a consultation with one of our Hartford employment attorneys by calling 877-783-5367 or sending an email through this website.