Newark, NJ asked in Employment Law for New Jersey

Q: If I just got fired, how do I know if it was a wrongful termination?

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1 Lawyer Answer
Christopher J. Eibeler
Christopher J. Eibeler
  • Holmdel, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: An employer can terminate an employee in who is employed at will in New Jersey for any reason or no reason at all so long as the reason is not an illegal one. Illegal reasons include terminations based upon discrimination, retaliation and hostile work environment. In determing whether A termination was for an illegal reason, it is strongly recommended that the employee contact an experienced employment lawyer to review all the facts and circumstances surrounding the termination and determine whether they have any potential claims

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