Most people know that Tennessee is a “right to work” or “at will” employment state. However, I am not certain that people always know what that means. In the most basic sense it means that an employee can be fired for a good reason, bad reason or no reason. On that same page, an employee can quit for a good reason, bad reason or no reason. However, that doesn’t mean that there aren’t protections under Federal and Tennessee Employment Laws. It is still illegalt to fire someone for a protected reason such as race, gender, disability, pregnancy, etc. I was recently interviewed on this topic and you can watch it below:
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