Understanding State & Federal Law Violations
Have You Been Wrongfully Terminated? Call Us Today!
Most companies will have you sign an at-will employment agreement, which
affords the employer a lot of freedom when it comes to firing employees.
However, at-will employment does not allow companies to fire employees
who acted within their rights. Federal and Connecticut laws have been
put in place to prevent employers from wrongfully terminating employees.
If you believe you were wrongfully terminated, contact our Hartford retaliation
lawyer today! We offer a
free initial consultation.
How Does the Law Protect Me?
Employees are afforded certain legal rights to refuse working in hazardous
conditions and to report their employer for unsafe conditions, illegal
activity, or unethical practices. If they are fired under these circumstances,
that should be considered
wrongful termination. The protection offered by state and federal law falls into two main categories:
Common Law Protections: When the termination of an employee violates public policy. Protected
actions that may lead to a wrongful termination include filing for workers’
compensation, refusing to work in an unsafe environment, or exposing fraud.
Statutory Protections: When the termination of an employee follows protected actions –
usually associated with whistleblower or
retaliatory discharge. Protected actions that may lead to a wrongful termination include reporting
violations, serving on an investigatory board, or testifying against the
Were you fired under one of these circumstances? You will need to enlist
the knowledge and experience of a Hartford retaliation attorney to determine
if you have a case.
Hire Our Highly-Respected Firm
Proving that a state or federal law has been violated by your employer
can be a difficult task, so it is important to hire a proven advocate.
The Hartford wrongful termination lawyer at Zayas Law Firm will work diligently
to see that you receive every consideration afforded to you under the
law. Take the first step in your case, and contact us at (888) 486-3037
today for a
free case evaluation.