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By Kan23 / Tuesday 26 January 2016 03:37 / United States - Altus
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By  Tripartita  |  42

It's not you, OP, it's them. I hope you and the company can remain friends at least. However, they didn't deserve you and were probably employing other people behind your back.

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  ThatHorse  |  15

Yep. And even states that aren't at will can still fire employees without reason under certain circumstances. for example, most of those states don't require that part time employees be protected by law at all, so they can do whatever the flying flip they want to that employee.

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  Shugnight  |  2

At-will employment give rights to both sides, do you really want to lose the right to leave a job you no longer want? Because in any other situation you would be bound to a contract without the opportunity to leave.

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40, I used to live in a "just cause" state. It's like 49 said, as an employee, you just have to give notice that you're leaving. The catch where I lived was that you couldn't sue your employer for things, unlike in at will states. So yes, you had a degree of job security if you were full-time, but if something went wrong, you also couldn't bring suit to rectify it. (Of course, if there's a criminal issue, you could go to the police, but you couldn't really bring civil suits.)

By  nodeathtoall  |  19

Too many negative votes, comment buried. Show the comment

By  Tripartita  |  42

It's not you, OP, it's them. I hope you and the company can remain friends at least. However, they didn't deserve you and were probably employing other people behind your back.

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  kissiy6  |  15

I know this isn't in Canada, but in Ontario you can be fired for any reason; HOWEVER, they have to pay you in lieu of notice. Normally, they try to avoid giving you any reason at all as if they say the wrong thing you could then take it to a lawyer for wrongful termination.

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