Is it legal to get terminated after 4 months of employment?

I was enjoyed in a group staff home for the past 4 months I witnessed various problems reported to my director. After reported to my director

Asked on September 14, 2017 under Employment Labor Law, Texas

Answers:

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

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, workplace retaliation occurs if your employer, supervisor or co-worker treats you unjustly or otherwise penalizes you for exercising something that is considered a “protected right". A protected right would be one that has to do with some form of legall actionable discrimination. In other words, it would have to involve lesser treatment due to race, religion, disability, gender, age (over 40), national origin, etc. Therefore, while your treatment is unfortunate, it idoes not give rise to a claim for workplace retaliation unless it violates the terms of an employment contract or union agreement.


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