i will like to know if i have a case after getting fired due to the face that a new manger that came didnt like me.

i been working for my job since oct of 08 and have not been in any trouble (daycare) at my job, Once a old manger leaves and a new one comes things turned bad and now i am fired and the new manger havent even been there a month.i think its unfair because she dont like me that she had a right to get rid of me.

Asked on June 11, 2009 under Employment Labor Law, Virginia


N. K., Member, Iowa and Illinois Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

Virginia follows an "employment-at-will" doctrine, which means that an employee may be fired for any reason as long as it is not illegal (i.e. discrimination).

Also, if you have a written employment contract, see if it specifies circumstances when an employee will be fired. If it does, then you can only be fired for one of the specified circumstances.

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