What Constitutes a Wrongful Termination?

October 10, 2016
By Peter Friedmann
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“Wrongful termination” is the legal term for illegal firing. An employer must have a legally defensible reason for ending a worker’s employment. This means, for instance, that a company cannot just say a person failed to meet performance standards; rather, evidence of substandard performance must exist. Lawyers and judges call an unverifiable explanation for firing an employee “pretext.” Showing that a stated reason for a firing is a pretext is the heart of a wrongful termination lawsuit. (more…)
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