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  •  Medical liability could be a potential (4+ / 0-)

    case, but she probably has no case in terms of her being let go. In all but two states--the exceptions I think are Massachusetts and either Montana or California (not sure which)--employment is "at-will". That is, a company can terminate its employees at any time for any reason. Conversely an employee may do the same. In everywhere that I've worked, in the new employee handbook, there's always been a clause to the effect of:

    Employment at XYZ Corporation is on an at-will basis. XYZ reserves the right to terminate employment at any time for any reason, with or without advance notice. Employees may also end their employment with XYZ at any time for any reason, with or without advance notice

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