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DO I HAVE A CASE FOR WRONGFUL TERMINATION IF I WAS

DO I HAVE A...

DO I HAVE A CASE FOR WRONGFUL TERMINATION IF I WAS TERMINATED BECAUSE I WOULDN'T PROVIDE A FALSE STATEMENT AGAINST ANOTHER WORKER TO PREVENT THEM FROM OBTAINING UNEMPLOYMENT AS PER SUPERVISOR?

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you discussed the termination with a manager or HR? Or with a lawyer?

THEY'RE A WAREHOUSE WORKER SO THERE IS NO HR, THE PAYROLL CLERK FORWARDED A MESSAGE FROM THE BOSS STATING HE DIDNT KNOW I WOULD BE RETURNING SO IM NO LONGER NEEDED, THIS IS AFTER 10+ YEARS OF SERVICE. I SPOKE TO 2 OTHER LAWYERS AND THEY REFUSED THE CASE BECAUSE IT DIDNT PERTAIN TO DISCRIMINATION AGAINST RACE, AGE, AGENDA, ETC. ANOTHER LAWYER SAID I HAVE A CASE.

Lawyer's Assistant: Are you an "at will" employee? Do you belong to a union?

I AM ACTUALLY WRITING YOU ON BEHALF OF MY BROTHER. I AM AN AT WILL EMPLOYEE, THERE IS NO UNION.

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

HE USE TO WORK MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY AND WHEN NEEDED, HE WOULD WORK THE WEEKENDS. WEEKENDS WERE NOT PAID AS OVERTIME, AFTER WORKING 9 HOURS, HE WAS PAID IN CASH.

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I am an attorney with 30 years of experience; I hope to provide you information that will help you in resolving your question.

Your brother absolutely has a case for wrongful termination. It is illegal retaliation for an employer to terminate an employee for refusing to make false statements in an official proceeding.

He should consult with a local employment attorney to consider initiating a wrongful termination action. He can find one here:

http://lawyers.findlaw.com/lawyer/practice/employment-law-employee

Also see these resources:

https://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/wrongful-termination-retaliation-whistleblowing.html

https://www.wrongfulterminationsettlements.com/reasons/retaliation/

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