Q: If an owner of a company doesn't like an employee can he terminate me for reasons that have no proof to back it up
A: Yes. Why? Because Florida is an “at will” state, which means employers are free to hire, transfer, promote, demote, suspend, reinstate, fire and rehire employees for any reason at any time, i.e., “at will.” The only thing employers cannot do is make any of these adverse employment decisions based upon an employee’s race, age, gender, disability, religion, marital status or national origin.
Heather Marie Meglino agrees with this answer
A: Yes as long as there is not a contract that removed the "at-will" status of the employee because in Florida employment is at-will. Also, as long as the reason is not based on discrimination or in retaliation, for example, a whistleblower action or if employee recently requested or took leave (FMLA, Workers Compensation leave, Pregnancy, etc.)
Good practice is to document and issues you are having with the employee. Also if you write up one employee for something make sure you are consistent with all employees.
Have a good employee handbook can help you in these situations as well.
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