It is against the law for employers to fire an employee out of discrimination
(race, gender, national origin, disability, religion, or age) or retaliation
(complaints about the employer’s OSHA violations or ethical concerns).
Your employer cannot fire or take action against you for complaining against
unlawful discrimination or harassment of yourself or others. In addition,
federal law makes it illegal for employers to fire an employee because
she is pregnant or has a medical condition that is related to her pregnancy
At times, wrongful termination may be obvious and presented to an employee
with language like:
The signs may not be that clear though, so if you believe your employer has
wrongfully fired you, there are several things you need to do immediately to present a
case of wrongful termination.
If you have been the victim of
unlawful employment discrimination, you may be entitled to compensation for:
Your employer may try to convince you to resign rather than be fired or
to sign a release and waiver of all claims against the employer. Before
taking action that could result in your loss of ability to recover compensation
for violations of your rights, contact us for a free case assessment.
We can also assist you in filing a complaint with the Equal Employment
Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and represent you in Indiana state and federal courts.
If you feel you have been wrongfully terminated, the attorneys at Wagner
Reese can help you. Call the law firm of Wagner Reese today at (888) 204-8440 or
submit the online form, and our attorneys will respond promptly. The call is free, and we only
get paid when we recover for you.