While most employers have the right to hire and fire employees at will, there are six examples of wrongful termination that are illegal.
Fired for Being Member of Protected Class
If you feel that you have been fired due to your race, sex, religion, age, or another protected class, you should speak with an employment lawyer to discuss your options as this is an obvious case of wrongful termination. The lawyer will be able to help you better understand your case and help you proceed.
Protected Time Off
If you feel that you were fired due to a pregnancy or because you had to take time off for military purposes, your employer could be in violation of these laws.
Retaliation and Whistleblowing.
If you are fired for doing so, it is a clear example of wrongful dismissal as you cannot be fired by law for retaliation related to whistleblowing.
Breach of Contract
Lack of Accessibility