Like ten other American states, Florida labor law uses an at-will employment approach. This means that either the employee or the employer can terminate a working relationship for any reason. However, the exception to this rule is that a dismissal must comply with federal and state labor laws, meaning that a termination cannot be rooted in discrimination or retaliation. Hiring a wrongful termination attorney Orlando FL can get you the payout you want, as long as you were fired for one of the following reasons.
Employees cannot be fired for whistleblowing to either the company higher ups or law enforcement if they report illegal activity. Some of these protections can include reporting discrimination, testifying under a subpoena against an employer and refusing to participate in illegal instructions from a boss.
Worker’s Compensation Claim
Under state law, workers injured on the job cannot be fired for filing a worker’s comp …