Can i sue the office of long term care for wrongful termination

Original background check was
approved by the office of long
term care but after five years of
working at Methodist health and
rehab I was terminated due to my
background although nothing has
changed and my charge is not
listed on the unhireable list on
the document

Asked on March 3, 2016 under Employment Labor Law, Arkansas


SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

Unfortunately, unless you had a written employment contract limiting the reasons you could be terminated, you were an employee at will, and an employee at will can be fired at any time, for any reason--or even no reason at all--including the employer changing its mind about a years ago background check. So it is very unlikely that as an employee at will, you could successfully sue.

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