I am a contractor for BAE Systems working in Afghanistan. I believe a condition may exist where my immediate supervisor may have created a false situation implying poor performance where I am being forced to leave the place I have satisfactorily worked since OCT 2011. Can you tell me if I have grounds for constructive or unfair dismissal?
State/Country relating to question: Virginia
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If you are there on a contract that states you can only be terminated for good cause, then the employer fabricating cause would be a breach of contract and grounds to sue for wrongful termination. If the contract states you are an at will employee, then there is a problem, since an at will employee may be terminated for no reason at all or for any reason that is not based ONLY on your age/race/sex/disability and their only recourse is to claim unemployment.
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Thanks Paul, It is an at will contract. I have not been terminated, only moved to another position at another base. I was unsatisfied with a false claim made my supervisor as reason for the move and derogative report.
I am afraid that an at will contract gives the employer all of the power here unless you can prove this was done to you based only on your age/race/sex/disability.
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