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Wrongful Termination Archives

Are your employer’s actions unfair or unlawful?

If you have been fired from a job in Indiana, you may wonder whether the actions taken against you were unlawful or simply unfair. It can be difficult to understand the difference between the two, but doing so can help you determine whether you have been a victim of wrongful termination or merely had an unkind boss.

Have you been wrongfully terminated?

If you have been let go from your place of employment in Indiana and believe that it was an unfair move, you may be right. At the Employment Law Office of John H. Haskin, we will work with you to pinpoint whether or not you have been wrongfully terminated.

Are you protected as a whistleblower?

"Will I still have a job after reporting this incident?" It's a question that might plague Indiana workers just like you who have witnessed or been a part of unethical or dangerous business practices before and want to blow the whistle. While hesitation is understandable, there are fortunately systems in place that you can seek refuge in that will offer protection from retaliation.

Former CNN producer files lawsuit after termination

Our dreams provide our motivation. And when properly focused, our efforts can yield amazing results. For example, with hard work and perseverance, you may be able to get the job of your dreams. But unfortunately, sometimes what starts out as the perfect opportunity can be brought unfairly to an end. And very little in life is more painful than being denied opportunities at the workplace or being wrongfully dismissed.

Some tips if you lose a job, Part 2

Contending with the loss of a job can be difficult. But your only real option is to take proactive steps that can get you back into the workforce, hopefully with a job as good or better than the one you lost. Previously on this blog, we looked at some of the things you can do if you have been fired and are looking for a new job. This week will add a few more steps you can take to get your career back on track.

Some tips if you lose a job, Part 1

Losing a job is difficult. You face a crisis of confidence, a sudden loss of income, and extreme uncertainty. No one likes being fired, it is incredibly overwhelming. Unfortunately, losing your job isn't all on your employer. You also have some responsibilities or risk losing access to some of your rights. This post will go over some tips.

Employers should be held accountable for breaching contracts

The purpose of an employment contract is to protect the interests of both signing parties. It is extremely important for employers to make sure that those they hire will not act in a manner detrimental to a company's welfare.

What should people keep a record of if they are terminated?

When people are terminated from their job, it can have a huge impact on their life. Even though their termination has left them unemployed with no source of income, most people may walk away and accept that their employer has dismissed them. Depending on the reason for this dismissal, people should actually question their employer's motives. Should they decide to investigate their termination, or they believe that the reason for them being fired was illegal, they will want to keep track of certain things, especially if it will help them prove their case.

Actions employees can take after being wrongfully terminated

In many states, when it comes to employers terminating or letting go of their employees, they are allowed to fire their employees at any moment for no reason at all. While employers are able to terminate their employees for any reason, there are some reasons that are viewed as illegal. In this situation, the employee that has been terminated has several options as to how they can handle their termination.

Can I file a claim if I had an employment contract?

People are fired from their jobs every day in the United States. When this happens, many just accept this and move on, never stopping to question if it was fair. It is true that some deserve to be terminated from their positions because they simply didn't do the work that was asked of them or were habitually late for their shifts, but there are others who should have never been considered for termination but have been let go by their employer.

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