Re: Wrongful Termination

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Posted by Ghakarhi Btembke on May 17, 1998 at 14:08:34:

In Reply to: Re: Wrongful Termination posted by peggy on March 22, 1998 at 01:50:20:

: :in feb my husband excepted a job out of state in losina. he gave 2 wks noticed to his job of 20 years. he was promised several things to work out of his home . a car, fax copier etc. he called his boss and just ask him some questions about the stuff that did not arrrive. he needed the fax machine to fax his tax forms. the boss said yiu have demaned to much i am not going to keep you. this was on the third day. he then turn around and fired my husaband after 3 days of employment. he sid he fired him for being to demandiing. is this right?
: now we have no car no job no money what shold we do?

There is a legal term called "Promissory Estoppel" which covers your husband's situation. I myself am in a similar situation in that my company moved me half way across the country and promised me lots of money etc. After being her 4 months, they terminated me because they no longer want to have the division that they made me the National manager over. Your case seems to be very similar. A written contract is not required.

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