If an Employee Can Only be Fired for Cause, What Situations Apply?
Most employers in Dallas know that Texas is an “at-will” state, which means that employees can be terminated at any time and for any reason as long as the reason is not prohibited by federal or state law. For example, an employer cannot terminate an employee because of that employee’s age, sex, or race (and a host of other protected categories). However, some employees are not subject to the at-will policy of the state because they have an employment contract that states otherwise. Most often, an employee with an employment contract has a “for cause” provision in his or her Read more