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 Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma.
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 Tulsa, Oklahoma - The Tulsa County Bar Association (TCBA) in Tulsa, Oklahoma, sponsors a Lawyer Referral Service (LRS) that helps individuals and businesses find an attorney throughout Tulsa County and thirteen other counties in northeast Oklahoma. In exchange for a $25.00 processing fee, the public service will refer you to two attorney who have agreed to provide you with a 30 minute consultation at no additional charge. During the consultation, you can discuss your case with one or both of the private attorneys. You can also discuss the attorney fees needed for additional representation.