Is my termination after 2 and 1/2 years of exceeding goals legal?

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Is my termination after 2 and 1/2 years of exceeding goals legal?

I worked as production manager of a watch and movement assembly plant in Detroit.
I recruited, interviewed, hired and trained a very successfull staff. I created a very effective training method. I reduced, and maintained reject targets.
Without warning or any prior indication, I was terminated. I was offered 10 weeks pay as severence. I strongly disagree with my termination.

Asked on March 9, 2016 under Employment Labor Law, Michigan

Answers:

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

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

Was your treatment the result of some form of actionable discrimnation/retaliation? Did this action violate company policy or the terms of a union agreement or employment contract? If not, then as an "at will" employee, your termination was legal. The fact is that an employee can be fired for any reason or no reason at all, with or without notice.


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