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 Texas 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 El Paso County, Texas.
The NELA strives toward a world where employees are paid a living wage, that is free of employment discrimination, harassment or wrongful termination.
El Paso Bar Lawyer Referral Service - The Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS) was established by the El Paso Bar Association. For a $20 consultation fee, this community based non-profit service helps the public find a local and qualified attorney. After the service refers you to a local attorney, that attorney will provide you with a 30 minute consultation at no additional charge to discuss your case.