Do I have rights if I was fired after 3 months of my probation period?

I got fired on the spot after my probation period ended but the contract is

Asked on June 19, 2018 under Employment Labor Law, Pennsylvania

Answers:

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

Answered 2 years ago | Contributor

Unfortunately, you have no rights in this matter. As an "at will" worker you could have been fired for any reason or no reason at all, with or without notice. Further, you were aware that you were in a probationary period and that this could happen. The fact is that a company can set the conditions of employment much as it sees fit (absent some form of legally actionable discrimination). Accordingly, unless you had protection under the terms of a union agreemnt or employment contract, you have no claim here.

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

Answered 2 years ago | Contributor

Unfortunately, you have no rights in this matter. As an "at will" worker you could have been fired for any reason or no reason at all, with or without notice. Further, you were aware that you were in a probationary period and that this could happen. The fact is that a company can set the conditions of employment much as it sees fit (absent some form of legally actionable discrimination). Accordingly, unless you had protection under the terms of a union agreemnt or employment contract, you have no claim here. 


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