Portland, OR asked in Employment Law for Oregon

Q: Today I was fired from my job. My boss said I’d be rehired if I work an unpaid internship for a month. Is this legal?

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Jeff Merrick
Jeff Merrick
  • Milwaukie, OR
  • Licensed in Oregon

A: It's always hard to give an answer without all the circumstances.

Nevertheless, what you describe does not sound legal.

Who is the employer?

When did you start working for the employer?

What was your job?

Why did they say they fired you?

Do you think there were other reasons they fired you?

Jeff Merrick


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