Wrongful Termination

If You've Been Fired From Your Job, Don't Lose Hope. There May Be Legal Recourse Available.

Individuals are often anxious and fearful after losing their job. Many also feel hopeless and believe that nothing can be done and no recourse is available.

Throughout our years of practice in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, We are here to tell you that, in many instances, there is something that can be done.

For over a decade, we hav’ve represented employees in all industries who have been wrongfully terminated, helping them obtain back pay and even job reinstatement.

Instances That Classify As Wrongful Termination

Even if you are an at-will employee, there are laws enacted that prevent employers from firing you in certain situations such as:

Employees who are in a protected class:
Under the law, employers are prohibited from firing employees simply because of their race, age, gender, marital status, religion, disability, national origin, or pregnancy.

Employees who request leave under the FMLA:
Employers are also banned from firing employees who lawfully request or take leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act.

Employees who refuse to endure hostile work environments:
An employee also cannot be terminated simply because he or she fails to adhere to quid pro quo sexual harassment advances or work in a hostile environment.

Employees who refuse to work amidst illegal, unsafe conditions:
There are certain laws (such as the Occupational Safety and Health Act) that also protect employees from working in unsafe conditions that jeopardize their health. An employer cannot fire an employee for refusing to work in such conditions.

Employees who report violations of employment laws:
Often referred to as whistle-blowing, employees who report illegal wage and hour or other criminal practices by their employers cannot be terminated for doing so.

Offering My Legal Expertise, But More Importantly My Voice

If you believe you have been fired for any of the above reasons, contact our law office. We can schedule a no-obligation consultation to discuss what happened, whether your employer wrongfully fired you and potential legal avenues available.

We take pride in providing a voice for employees who have been fired — or faced any type of discrimination — and aren’t sure where to turn or how to get help.

Regardless of your race, background, ethnicity or lifestyle, We are here to be your advocate.

Call us at (215) 545-8917 or contact us to schedule a confidential case review.

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