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Wrongful Termination Lawyer in Everett

Serving the Greater Puget Sound Region

Have you been terminated from your job through no fault of your own? Sapphire Legal, PLLC provides the legal counsel you need. We understand how much of an impact the loss of a job can have on your life and family, which is why we work tirelessly to find a legal solution that places your needs first.

Call (425) 324-3586 to schedule a consultation to discuss your wrongful termination.

What Is At-Will Employment?

In the state of Washington, both the employee and employer can terminate the employment relationship at any time. This is what is called "at-will employment." It is important to note, however, that this does not excuse an employer from discharging an employee for reasons that are in violation of statutory and common laws. When it comes to filing a suit for wrongful termination, the state requires substantial evidence that overwhelmingly proves the claims made. With years of experience, Sapphire Legal, PLLC has both the knowledge and experience to provide you with sound legal counsel.

Common grounds for wrongful termination include:

  • Workers' compensation retaliation: You have a legal right to file a workers' compensation claim, yet some employers may wrongfully retaliate against employees who exercise this right.
  • Violations of public policy: Public policy refers to the social norms and behaviors that are agreed to be characteristic of a good citizen, including voting, refusing to commit a crime or harm to another, or reporting unethical and illegal practices.
  • Whistleblower retaliation: Employees who report unsafe or illegal practices at their jobs are often subject to retaliation, which can include termination.
  • Discrimination: This includes discrimination against your race, gender, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion, sex, and/or gender.

If you suspect that you have been wrongfully terminated, call our Everett employment law attorney at (425) 324-3586.

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