The laws for wrongful termination or discharge vary widely from state to state. In an "at-will employment" state, which includes most states, employers may hire or fire for any cause or for no cause at all. If the reason for termination or discharge, however, is a pretext for some underlying illegal reason, then it may be considered wrongful termination. Illegal reason to terminate an employee under New York law and the Federal Civil Rights Act can include retaliation for filing a claim of discrimination, sexual harassment, or hostile work environment. Likewise, retaliation after a whistleblower action can be considered wrongful termination. Contact an attorney for legal advice about a wrongful termination case in Nassau County, New York.
The NELA strives toward a world where employees are paid a living wage, that is free of employment discrimination, harassment or wrongful termination.
Lawyer Referral Service in Nassau County, NY - The Nassau County Bar Association established a Lawyer Referral Information Service (LRIS) in Mineola, NY. The LRIS helps individuals and businesses find a local attorney. More than 500 local attorneys participate in the Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS) across a variety of different practice areas. If you need an attorney in Mineola or Nassau County, then consider the benefits of using a non-profit community based lawyer referral service.