Can I take any legal action if my job is illegally or wrongfully terminated?

Yes, you can take a legal action with the help of best employment attorneys in India if you have been illegally terminated only if you had an employment agreement. In absence of any such document, your employment is presumed to be employment at will and you can be fired for any random reason. Thus, it is advised to always sign an employment agreement. You can now get DIY employment agreement online in just a few clicks.

The term "wrongful termination" means that an employer has fired or laid off an employee for illegal reasons in the eyes of the law. Illegal reasons for termination include:

  • Firing in violation of federal and state anti-discrimination laws;

  • Firing as a form of sexual harassment;

  • Firing in violation of oral and written employment agreements;

  • Firing in violation of labor laws, including collective bargaining laws; and

  • Firing in retaliation for the employee's having filed a complaint or claim against the employer.

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