Can my employer threaten to fire me over a write-up that was given 8 weeks after the incident in question occurred?

Asked on February 8, 2016 under Employment Labor Law, Colorado

Answers:

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

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

Actually, you can be fired for this reason, any reason or no reason at all. Unless an employment contract, union agreement or company policy prevents this action, it is perfecty legal. Also, your dismissal must not have been the result of any form of actionable discrimination. In an "at will" work relationship, an employer can set the terms and condtions of employment much as it sees fit or deems necessary.


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