Raleigh Durham Wrongful Termination Lawyers
Experience Makes a Difference in Wrongful Termination Cases
North Carolina is an at-will employment state. Employees are generally considered to be “at will” employees, which means that an employer may terminate an employee at any time, for any lawful reason or for no reason at all, except in limited circumstances. North Carolina courts have ruled that employers cannot terminate an employee in violation of an established public policy of the state.
At Glenn, Mills, Fisher & Mahoney, P.A., we have been helping wrongfully discharged employees receive the justice they deserve for over thirty years. If you feel you have been terminated illegally, please Contact Us immediately to protect your legal rights. The attorneys at GMFM will aggressively protect your rights. For a consultation, call us at (919) 683-2135.
Wrongful Discharge Law
Claims for unlawful employee termination in violation of public policy typically protects an employee who was terminated in contravention of an important, identifiable public policy of the state, typically expressed in the Constitution and laws of North Carolina, or in some cases by prior case law. An employer generally may not discharge an employee who refuses to engage in illegal conduct.
Some examples of wrongful discharge in violation of public policy include terminating employee who gave truthful testimony in court, served on jury duty, filed a workers’ compensation claim, or reported violations of the health and safety laws or wage and hour laws. It is also a violation of NC public policy to fire an employee because of that person’s race, sex, age, disability, or religion.
Protecting Employee Rights
If you have suffered a wrongful discharge, contact the experienced attorneys at GMFM fight to protect your rights. In all cases involving employment law we will have an initial consultation with you to determine the strength of your claim without charge.
You have rights…we protect them! As our client, you will be backed by the credentials, experience and strength to aggressively pursue compensation or a fair settlement in your wrongful discharge claim. For a consultation, call the legal team of Glenn, Mills, Fisher & Mahoney, P.A. at (919) 683-2135.