When an employee signs a covenant not to compete with his employer he may promise not to compete with his employer for a specified time period, in a particular area, or in a specific way after he is terminated or leaves that job. Non-compete agreements are very common in the sales industry. When there is… Read More
Common Types of Employment Discrimination Claims
Many Alabamians are suffering the consequences of having been terminated or repeatedly denied employment. While employers across the State of Alabama are given somewhat free reign to hire and fire employees in an “at will” employment system, the employers cannot rely upon discriminatory motives when making those decisions. On average, more than 80,000 employment discrimination… Read More
What Legal Protections do Employees Have despite Alabama’s At-Will Employment?
Most people understand that Alabama is an at-will employment state. Simply stated, that means that an employer can fire an employee for any reason, a bad reason or even without providing a reason. While the at will employment doctrine certainly limits legal protections for the Alabama workforce, there are still numerous law that an Alabama… Read More