If you’ve ever been out of work or lost your job, you know how demoralizing and stressful it can be – especially if you were fired for arbitrary or discriminatory reasons. Like any major life change or upheaval, being fired can leave some people shaken up emotionally, which for some can turn into full blown depression.
Many people who have been fired from their jobs worry about whether or not they will be able to receive unemployment, fearing that their former employer will challenge or appeal any award of unemployment or that their former employer may lie about their job performance and the reason that they were fired. Unfair job firing can cause stress in your home life as you worry about whether or not you will be able to pay your rent or mortgage payments in the future, and what your family will think about you knowing that you were fired from your job. You may worry about whether or not your former employer will provide you a positive job reference, or if he will impact your ability to find work in the future.
If you’ve given everything to your job, only to be rewarded with an unfair termination or firing, call the Law Office of Robert David Baker today to speak with our experienced labor and employment law professionals.
My employer fired me, what can I do?
If you have been improperly or unfairly fired by your employer, you may have legal recourse and may be eligible to receive financial compensation or other remedies for your employer’s actions. If you have experienced depression as a result of your job termination, you do not have to accept it any longer. Hold your employer accountable for their actions and fight for everything you may be legally entitled to under the law. Contact the Law Office of Robert David Baker today to learn more about how we can help you regain your good name and your reputation through a wrongful termination lawsuit and/or other legal remedies.
What is wrongful termination?
Wrongful termination, simply put, occurs when an employer fires an employee for a reason that is protected by their labor contract or by local, state or federal law. Employers may not retaliate against or fire employees who have been victims of sexual, racial or other forms of harassment or violence, those who have reported the sexual, racial or other forms of harassment or violence of other employees to a manager or business owner, an employee who has acted as a whistleblower. Employers may not terminate individuals because of their gender, sexual orientation, race, nationality, disability or a number of other factors. If you have been unfairly terminated, we can advise you whether or not you may have a case for illegal or wrongful termination. Do not let a depression following job termination ruin your life any longer: contact the Law Office of Robert David Baker today to speak with one of our experienced and compassionate legal professionals.