Can my fiance brother be my boss

My fiance brother might become my
supervisor and their niece my lead
opp and his girlfriend will be a lead
opp to. Him and I have problems
outside of work and if he gets the
job and fires me can I sue the
company. The company know we
have the relation between us I live in

Asked on May 22, 2016 under Employment Labor Law, Indiana


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

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

Most employment relationships are what is known as "at will". This means that a company can set the conditions of the workplace much as it sees fit. This includes who to promote. Additionally, as an at will employee, you can be fired for any reason or no reason at all. That is unless some form of legally actionable discrimination is the reason for your treatment or your employer's action violates company policy or the terms of a union agreement or employment contract.

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