Being terminated from a position you enjoyed can be a traumatic experience, especially when you’ve done your best to be a model employee. Under New York law, your employer generally doesn’t need a reason to fire you. However, there are key exceptions to this rule that you need to know in order to protect your rights.
What You Need to Know About Wrongful Termination
Experienced employment attorney John Howley is committed to advocating for the rights of New York employees who’ve been mistreated by their employers. He created this free guide to explain legal protections for New York employees in a jargon-free and easy to understand language, so that they can make educated decisions about their next steps.
In The New Yorker’s One-Stop Guide to Understanding Wrongful Termination, you’ll learn:
- What it means that New York is considered an employment at-will state
- Illegal reasons for employers to fire their employees
- Why you should try to get the reason for your termination in writing
- Why it’s smart to request a copy of your personnel file
- How actively searching for a new job can help strengthen your case
- The potential rewards associated with filing a wrongful termination claim against your employer
- Why you need to contact an attorney as soon as possible
We’ll Help You Fight Back and Regain Control of Your Career
In addition to the financial stress caused by loss of income and employment benefits, being terminated can negatively affect your professional reputation for many years to come. When you’ve been fired unjustly, your employer deserves to be held accountable for the harm you’ve suffered.
At The Howley Law Firm, we understand that the decision to take legal action against your employer is a difficult one. We’ve provided this guide to help you better understand your rights and what to expect when your employer has violated the law. Fill out the contact form on this page to request your free copy today.