What is a wrongful termination in Alabama?

Alabama is an at-will employment state.  That means unless there is a written employment contract (which is rare unless you are an executive or a professional) a company can fire an employee for any reason or no reason at all.  While Alabama’s legislature has not opted to provide significant legal protections to its workers, there… 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

Alabama’s Employment-at-Will

What does it mean that Alabama is an employment-at-will state? The State of Alabama does not have any laws pertaining to the hiring and firing of an employee (with a few limited exceptions).  An employer can hire anybody it wants and fire anybody it wants as long as it does not discriminate against the employee. Discrimination is based… Read More