Tewksbury, MA asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Alabama

Q: I am being forced into a new position at work and was told to take it or resign - what rights do I have?

1 Lawyer Answer
Kyle Anderson
Kyle Anderson
  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Columbus, OH

A: Are you in a Union or is your employment governed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement or Employment Contract? If not, you have very little rights. You need to provide more information for a more thorough analysis, but Alabama is an at will state, meaning you can be terminated for any reason or no reason at all. Unless the decision to move you to a new position was based on your membership in a protected class, e.g., race, religion, etc., you likely do not have any recourse. Reach out to an employment attorney in your state for a consultation if you have further questions or information to provide.

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