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Unfortunately, in employment law, unless you have a contract of employment that specifically states you can only be terminated for cause, your employment is "at will." A twill employees can legally be terminated without cause, at any time.
While the facts that you outline here certain describe an unprofessional situation, that does not make it illegal or wrongful termination. Without a contract requiring cause, this termination would be legal.
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