Do I have any recourse for being terminated?

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Do I have any recourse for being terminated?

I recently was invited to join a new auto dealership state. I took the job as it cut my previous commute in half. I have been there less than 90 days and was let

go today. It is important that you know I received zero training and help on the

policies and procedures with this employer. I did everything asked of me, including working the last 10 days of the month straight. I had a good relationship with the staff. And I wasn’t written up for any actions why I was there.

Asked on September 3, 2016 under Employment Labor Law, Washington

Answers:

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

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

Did your treatment constitute some form of illegal discrimination? Did this action violate the terms of an exisiting employment contract or union/collective bargaining agreement? If not, then while seemingly unfair, your firing was legal. The fact is that a business can set the conditions of the workplace much as it sees fit. This includes when and why to termiate an employee. In fact, a worker can be discharged for any reason or nor reason at all, with or without notice.


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