Birmingham, AL asked in Employment Law, Civil Litigation and Employment Discrimination for Alabama

Q: My husband was just fired from his job where they claimed he had a gun at work. This is false. Can we file civil suit?

He worked all day Tuesday 1/11/23. They did not contact him until 3 hours after he got home saying he was under investigation. The only thing they tell us is that someone reported it. There are no cameras and they didn't even bother to stop him at work to verify that day. He did no such thing. He has never brought a gun to the workplace. The only thing different about that day was he wore a back brace to work. They did not ask him any questions during this "investigation" and just asked for a statement but said nothing else other than he had one and they don't have to provide proof to him.

1 Lawyer Answer
Allan Lamar Armstrong
Allan Lamar Armstrong
  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Birmingham, AL
  • Licensed in Alabama

A: Is your husband a member of a labor union? If not, he is likely an at will employee. A at will employee can be terminated for good reason, bad reason or no reason at all.

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