Houston, TX asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Texas

Q: Can an employer fire a employee for not getting enough Google reviews from customers?

Example, an employee is required to get 10 customer reviews a month. The employee asks 84 customers for reviews but only 6 respond. Is that grounds for termination when the completion of the goal requires a third party participant to follow through?

1 Lawyer Answer
Carrie Dyer
Carrie Dyer
  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Columbus, OH

A: Yes. If you are an at-will employee, your employer can terminate you for any reason or no reason, even if it is unfair. Unless you have an employment contract stating otherwise, your employer can terminate you for failing to get the requisite number of customer reviews - even though the goal is based on a third party's performance.

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