What can I do if I was accused of stealing money from the company without any evidence against me and then fired?

Asked on June 23, 2016 under Employment Labor Law, Colorado

Answers:

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

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

As a general rule, an employer can set the conditions of work much as it sees fit. The fact is that an "at will" employee can be fired for this reason, any reason or no reason at all, with or without notice. Therefore, unless your termination violated an employment contract or union agreement, or your treatment constituted some form of legally actionable discrimination (which it doesn't appear to), your dismissal was legal.


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