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Remedies for Wrongful Termination

Wrongful termination is said to occur when an employer terminates an employee in violation of the employee’s contractual or statutory rights. This means that an unlawful or unethical reason for an employee’s termination could lead to a wrongful termination claim. Most employees are categorized as “at will” employees who can make...

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Implied Contract and Wrongful Termination

In every state, except Montana, there is a presumption that an employment relationship is “at-will.” This means that you will likely be considered an “at-will” employee unless there is a written agreement in place stating otherwise, with some key exceptions. In an at-will employment relationship, an employer is free to terminate the...

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NJ Wrongful Termination Laws

What is NJ Wrongful Termination?

Wrongful termination means a very specific thing under New Jersey law.  Many terminations can be wrong or unfair but that does not make them wrongful under the law.  To have a legal claim, an employee’s termination must break NJ or federal law. ...

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