Job security is a major issue for most people. Anyone in Texas who lost a position, or even just witnessed someone else lose a job in the recent Great Recession knows how devastating it can be.
The experience is harsh and leaves many with a bitter taste in the mouth. Indignation and feelings of unfair treatment are common and, frankly, understandable. But that doesn't make the termination wrongful. For a claim of wrongful termination to hold water, it is necessary for the plaintiff to be able to show that the discharge occurred for one of several illegal reasons. Read on to learn more.