Alma, MI asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Michigan

Q: I had an employer fire me for no reason but the paper said I been warned multiple times I have never been warned

Hi there I left my job to work for better pay for a company that been asking me to work for them for a couple years I worked there for a couple months and everyone was getting high and drinking on the job I did a great job I'm good at what I do one day i walked in and was handed a paper saying they are letting me go and that I been warned multiple times by multiple supervisors I have never once been warned I have no written warnings and now I'm uneployed almost 9 weeks still waiting for uneployment to pay me this hurt my family I have two kids I know this can't be right

1 Lawyer Answer
Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers
  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • Licensed in Michigan

A: You will likely need to wade through the unemployment appeal system where your fault can be established. Just keep in mind that warnings do not need to be in writing, and Michigan is generally an "at will" state. The remaining question seems to be whether you now qualify for unemployment benefits.

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