Can a place of business replace you for no reason?

After a hurricane, I went to my place of business to start working again. The new manager informed me

that he hired new people and no longer has room for me and a couple other co-workers on the schedule.

Asked on October 29, 2017 under Employment Labor Law, Florida

Answers:

M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

Did your discharge under the circumstances violate the terms of an employment contract or union agreement? Did it constitute some form of legally actionable discrimination (i.e. was it based on your race, religion, nationality, age (over 40), gender, disability, etc.)? If not, then as an "at will" worker, you could have been ternmiated for any reason or no reason at all, with or without notice.


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