Q: Hair stylist friend fired without being told why she is being fired.
A friend of mine who is a hair stylist was recently fired from her job without being told why, she got COVID a few months back and when she returned everyone was mad at her and wanted her fired, she attempted per her boss to fix the issue and noone would talk to her, now she was given a notice is was fired and to remove her items, noone would tell her why she was being fired, they followed her around to make sure she didnt steal anything but she was never accused of theft, she still has products there that she was never reimbursed for but they will not allow her back on the property and refuse to give them back to her, it has now been about a month since she was fired and she still has no idea why she was fired and her ex boss refuses to tell her, is all this legal?
A: Unfortunately, employers are not required to provide a reason for termination in at-will employment states. However, if your friend suspects she was fired because she had COVID or for a discriminatory reason (i.e. based on race, sex, age, disability, or religion), then she should consult a Nevada employment attorney.
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