What to do if my baby’s father and I worked at the same place but he got fired from his job and the next day I got fired due to a suppossed conflict of interest?

Is that legal since he isn’t my spouse?

Asked on June 25, 2012 under Employment Labor Law, Louisiana


SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Unfortunately, it's completely legal, assuming that you did not have an employment contract. (The vast majority of people do not.) That's because in the absence of an employment contract, you are an employee at will, and may be fired at any time, for any reason--including that the father of your child was fired from that employer.

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