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Protecting employee rights after a wrongful termination

On Behalf of | Nov 21, 2019 | Employment Law

Securing employment is important to residents in Tennessee and elsewhere. This not only gives and individual purpose, but it also helps one establish a reliable income to address living costs and to accumulate savings and retirement. Unfortunately, a person could experience periods of unemployment. A business could downsize, a company could shut down, an employee could seek new opportunities or there could be a justifiable reason to terminate an employee. Nonetheless, an employee could suffer unemployment because they were wrongfully terminated.

A wrongful termination occurs when an employer unlawfully terminates the employment of a worker. Oftentimes, this is due to discriminatory or retaliatory reasons. At Spragins, Barnett & Cobb, PLC, our attorneys understand how challenging it can be on an individual when his or her employment is terminated. Thus, we work quickly and diligently to establish whether an unlawful termination occurred and detail the options our clients might have.

If there is a suspected violation of employment laws, out law firm will take the time to assess these particular allegations. In addition to helping our clients prove that a wrongful termination did occur, our legal team will take the time to capture the losses suffered by the employee due to the wrongful termination.

To learn more, check out our law firm’s employment law page. Holding an employer accountable for a wrongful termination or any other employment law violation can seem like a complex and daunting task, but employees have the right to take action to protect their rights. An experienced employment law attorney can help workers understand how state, federal and local laws may apply to their unique situations.