what are my options after being fired from my job

I was recently fired from my job,mycompany did not follow their own procedures
do i have any recourse?

Asked on May 18, 2017 under Employment Labor Law, Maryland


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

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

Not following company policy is not legally mandated; failure to comply with it breaks no law. However, if such an action breached the terms of an employment contract or union agreement, then you would have a claim. Also, if your treatment was due to some form of actionable discrimination, that would be illegal. The fact is that most employment is "at will" which means that a company can set the conditions of work much as it sees fit.

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