Fergus Falls, MN asked in Employment Law and Employment Discrimination for Minnesota

Q: Can they fire me for this I work at Otter Tail County Recycling Center I found $1,600 on the line now I'm on paid suspen

And they're trying to get me for theft I found the money fair and square they always say when work on the line if you find something you want to keep it the 1600 was in the envelope on a piece of paper clip to the money in an envelope that 1,600 the date was 2019 and the bank was Eagle National Bank I checked on it it's closed permanently so what to do

1 Lawyer Answer
Rhiannon Herbert
Rhiannon Herbert
  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Columbus, OH

A: Minnesota is an at-will employment state, meaning you or your employer can terminate the relationship at any time and for any reason. Thus, even if nothing was improper about how you found the money, your employer can still choose to terminate you for this reason (or no reason) at any time.

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