How do I know if I was I wrongfully fired?

I was just fired from my restaurant job. I went to another one of the owner’s establishments and upon entering said establishment, the front door had a sign that said 21 and up only. So I sat at the bar and had some drinks when another employee from where I worked at, walked in to hangout with us. I offered her a drink which she did not drink. Well, apparently this girl was underage and they fired us both for it, however they did not fire the bouncer for not checking her ID or the manager who was on duty. Obviously, they knew that she was underage and still let her in and let her sit at the bar.

Asked on January 13, 2018 under Employment Labor Law, South Carolina

Answers:

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

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

First of all, the fact is that absent some form of legally actionable discrimnation, not all employees need be treated the same or even fairly. Further, unless there exists an employment contract or union agreement, a worker can be terminated for any reason or no reason at all, with or without notice. Bottom line, you have no case here.

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

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

First of all, the fact is that absent some form of legally actionable discrimnation, not all employees need be treated the same or even fairly. Further, unless there exists an employment contract or union agreement, a worker can be terminated for any reason or no reason at all, with or without notice. Bottom line, you have no case here.


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