Thomas Mitchiner Law--Unraveling the complexities of Employment Law
Employment law pertains to the protection of workers from mistreatment and unreasonable safety risks. This mistreatment can be in the form of harassment or discrimination for the following reasons: gender, disability, age, race, etc.
By: Thomas Mitchiner
DENVER - Jan. 6, 2021 - PRLog -- The United States and Colorado have very strong laws when it comes to employment law. Employment law can be confusing to navigate which is where Thomas Mitchiner steps in. Thomas Mitchiner of Mitchiner Law LLC is here to explain how employment law works and how it can work for you if you feel like you've been discriminated against or harassed.
A commonly asked or searched for question is 'can I get fired for no reason in Colorado?', followed closely by 'what does at will mean?'. Per the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment the employment-at-
Some common exceptions to an at-will state could be in cases of discrimination, violation of public policy, and contract law. Discrimination could apply to the firing of an employee based on there ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, religious preferences, age, sex, color, creed, race or a disability. Discrimination can come in the form of bullying or harassment if these incidents are taking place due to a protected attribute of the employee. A violation of public policy could mean anything from whistleblower situations, to filing a workers compensation claim. An employee can't be terminated for any reasons that violate public policy. Lastly, contract law applies to an employer established policy for termination. If an employer has an established policy that pertains to termination the employee must adhere to this contract.
Employment Law can be confusing and Colorado's status as an at-will state can lead to a lot of questions. Thomas Mitchiner understands that these aspects of law can be confusing and works hard to make sure that he is available to answer all of your employment law questions.