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what is the policy on wrongful termination for michigan? can you be fired without any documentation as to what you supossedly did wrong?
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Thank you for your question.


Unfortunately, absent a contract or a company policy to the contrary, an employer may typically terminate an employee at any time for any reason or for no reason at all. That means that employers don't usually need documentation. However, a contract and, in some instances, company policies can create obligations that an employer must meet. Further, an employee cannot be terminated due to unlawful discrimination (age (over 40), gender, race, etc.).


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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
I worked for a major corporation, blockbuster and I'm not sure where i would find a company policy about termination without just cause. The official reason was apparently "manipulation of sales results" but they won't show me how they came to that conclusion. My boss was on vacay and our sales were better under my leadership, and i think she was worried for her own position...
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Employers are usually forthcoming with such policies and they are often printed in employee manuals. If your attorney believes you may have a basis for legal action, he can seek to subpoena the information during the lawsuit.


While I can control the quality of an answer, my control over the content of an answer is restrained by the truth. Please do not shoot the messenger.



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