Q: While on paid suspension from work,I did not get paid for the days I didn't work and was also fired without notice
A: Unfortunately, Georgia is an "at will" state which means that you can be terminated with or without notice, for cause or without cause. Unless you are covered by an employment agreement an employer may terminate your employment without notice, assuming that you have not been terminated for an illegal reason, such as discrimination or whistleblowing under certain statutes. As to the paid suspension, the answer would depend upon the employers policies and what was agreed upon prior to the suspension. It is very fact specific so it is not possible to give you a definitive response. If you feel you were unjustly terminated, I would suggest you consult a local attorney.
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