Winter Haven, FL asked in Employment Law and Employment Discrimination for Florida

Q: do I have a case I was recently fired for using profanity on the sales floor but I am not the only one who has done this

all most everyone from co-workers to managers uses profanity on the floor and nothing has ever been said before I felt like I was being targeted and when they called me into the office to let me go nothing was read to me nor was I ask to sign anything I was only told that statements was sent to corporate and corporate decided to terminate me because what happen on that day, but what statement was sent to corporate because I ask the other Associate that was there did they ask her to write one and she said no

2 Lawyer Answers

Terrence H Thorgaard

  • Freeeport, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: No, you probably don't have a case. Most employment is "at will", which means your employer doesn't need a reason to fire you.

Alberto Naranjo Jr.

  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Miami Lakes, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Hard to tell but if your being treated differently than other employees, maybe it is worth speaking to an attorney. Generally speaking, you have a case if discrimination is involved in the work place. Explore the facts by calling and speaking with an attorney.

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