Category Archives: Wrongful Termination

Can My Employer Terminate Me Based on a False Accusation?

Because New York is an “at-will” employment state, you can be terminated at any time for any reason or no reason at all. But what if your employer terminates you based on a false accusation?  Whether being terminated based on a false accusation constitutes wrongful termination, or whether a false accusation in the workplace is […]

What is the difference between wrongful termination and being fired?

Wrongful termination by itself is not a legal claim. An employer is only breaking the law if they fire you for discriminatory or retaliatory reasons. New York is an at-will employment state that means an employer could fire you for no reason or any lawful reason and with no notice. If however, the employer fires […]

Greater Legal Protections Coming for New York City Fast Food Industry Workers

The New York City Council is considering legislation that would extend protections for fast food workers against wrongful termination. Since recognizing fast food workers as a special class in 2016, Council members have been advocating for extending benefits and protections to these employees and reforming workplace practices in the industry. If passed, these measures could […]

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