Hello,I've worked for a major consulting firm for the last 5 years. Initially I was hired to do job x with certain skill sets. Shortly after being hired they decided my services were not for them. Basically management did not include me in their vision of the department. I was ignored, given little to no compensation increases, and no external training to increase my skill sets.In a nutshell, I was recently laid off due to 'organizational restructuring'. In reality, I was laid off because of my management's incompetance and unwillingness to incororate me into the department's infrastructure.Do I have any type of case against this company? I am in Massachusetts.
State/Country relating to question: United States
I have tried nothing. I am sitting here with the waiver forms that I have to sign and send in if I want my 5 weeks severance.
Hello,Massachusetts,like most states, is an employment "At Will" state. That means that an employer (and employee) has the right to terminate the employment relationship for any, or no, reason and with no notice or warning unless the Termination would violate an Employment Contract, a company policy, or an employment discrimination law. So, unless your situation falls within one of the exceptions, you would have no legal recourse for being let go even if the reason was arbitrary, misguided or unfair. Please feel free to ask for clarification of my response if you need to by simply replying to my answer.
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