Irondequoit Wrongful Termination Lawyers

Find the right Wrongful Termination attorney in Irondequoit, NY

Employment in the state of New York is mostly considered to be "at-will" employment. "At will" means that for any reason, both the employer or the worker may end the work relationship at any time. Basically, the only limitation or exception in an "at will" employment is that the termination must not conflict with the law.

Employment that does not fall into the category of "at will" is not subject to the same restrictions. Therefore, it is important that you identify what type of employment arrangement you are involved in. If an employment contract specifying a time for employment is involved for your work arrangements, then employment is not "at will", and termination can only be done following the terms of the contract.

What are the Illegal Grounds for Terminating At Will Employment in New York?

In a New York at-will employment, discrimination is the most common illegal ground for terminating an employee. Termination by an employer cannot be done on the basis of race, nationality, gender, or religion. An employer also may not fire an at-will employee in retaliation for the employee prompting an investigation into discrimination or filing a legal claim of discrimination against the Irondequoit employer.

Also, employers are prohibited by the Family and Medical Leave act from firing those employees who take leave in order to address family or medical concerns. Finally, employers may not fire workers who exercise their legal rights, perform a legal obligation, or refuse to commit an illegal act.

Do I Need a New York Attorney for My Wrongful Termination Case?

A local Irondequoit, New York attorney can better inform you about whether a wrongful termination has occurred, and will also help in gathering the appropriate documents for your case. There may also be unique procedures that an attorney can shepherd you through.

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Life in Irondequoit

Irondequoit is located in Monroe County, New York. It has a population of 51,692 per the 2010 census. It is large suburb of Rochester.

Popular sites include Helmer Nature CENTER, Irondequoit Bay Outlet Bridge, Parkside Whispering Pines, Rochester Canoe Club, Seabreeze Amusement Park, and The Flats.

Many attorneys have established practices in the suburb. Therefore, residents and businesses can rest assured because their legal needs can and will be taken care of.

Famous residents include David Walker, Cal Ripken Sr., Sean Lahman, Don Holleder, and Steve Gadd.

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