Re: [tips_and_tricks] Unlawful Termination of Employment
- greywolf, i have a few law textbooks still concerning employment law. i am not home right now. i am out of state for a few weeks and will back home mid december. i have filed a fed lawsuit against the state of nc for sexual harassment and wrongful termination. i have 16 defendants which include the gov. and atty. general. you might like the material i have!!!!!
- Unless there is a written company policy on what actions must be taken
before someone is terminated, they don't even have to state a reason why
they are terminating you. Why do you believe the termination was
"unlawful"? What laws were violated? If it wasn't a case of discrimination
of some sort, it is unlikely that there will be any interest or reason to
bring charges against the company. However, you MAY have reasons for a
civil suit but if you can't show that the termination was in retaliation to
something you had a right to do and they just didn't like it, I doubt the
civil suit will get far.
I went through this myself many years ago with a multinational company. A
very strange thing, someone from the international division of the company
came around and asked (during an official company meeting) for volunteers to
work a short term (3 to 6 months) installation project in Hong Kong. I
would have gotten years worth of experience on the equipment and made a
bunch of overtime and then returned to my regular job. I stated to my
supervisor that I would like to volunteer for the project and three days
later they terminated me because, "You no longer want to be a member of the
From: GreyWeulf [mailto:greyweulf@...]
Sent: Saturday, November 29, 2003 11:46 PM
Subject: [tips_and_tricks] Unlawful Termination of Employment
I was terminated from my employment for carefully fabricated
reasons, one of which include outside business activities in
competition with my employer and the other a violation of company
security policy. Does any one have any information about how to
bring charges against this multinational employer who committed this
offence in the state of Delaware? I need to file suit myself as I
have no money to retain a lawyer.
- give us some facts. in the faragher (?) and eller cases the US Supreme court ruled that if a supervisor went beyond his/her job description, then termination was unlawful. youll have to read the cases. now in all honesty, the cases are sexual harassment cases, however, profound reading!!!!!!
I fight what you fear!