Detroit, MI asked in Employment Law for Wisconsin

Q: is it considered retaliation if i put my two weeks in at my job, then later i get fired ?

i was given a warning and i sign it, the next day i put in my two weeks, can a company fire me for putting in my two weeks ?

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Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II

A: In most states you are considered an "at will" employee, which means that you can quit or be terminated without any advance notice, and without any reason. Retaliation via an employment termination for giving 2 weeks notice of quitting, is not usually, by itself, a recognized form of retaliation. You may have other factors involved. You should discuss with a locat attorney all of the facts of your situation. Do not delay because there may be a statute of limitations in effect that will affect you. Thanks for using Justia ask a lawyer.

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