Can an employer fire you with no reason at all or have any proof of what they are accusing you of?

Asked on August 1, 2012 under Employment Labor Law, New Jersey


SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

If you do not have an employment contract, you are an emplooyee at will. If you are an employee at will, you may be fired at any time, for any reason, even a reason that turns out to be incorrect or without support. The employer does not need to have proof of some error, mistake, wrongoing, etc. in order to fire an at will employee.

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