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Question: Can my boss fire me for not sighing a contract and if he does can I collect unemployment

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AZLawHelp Question 22148:

At-will employment

Arizona is an employment “at-will” state. This means employment is not covered by a written contract or bargaining agreement, and the employment relationship may be ended for any reason not prohibited by law or for no reason, at any time, by either the employee or the employer, and with or without cause. http://www.azleg.gov/FormatDocument.asp?inDoc=/ars/23/01501.htm&Title=23&DocType=ARS.

Wrongful termination

You may file an action for wrongful termination within one year after termination of your employment. An employee may sue for wrongful termination under four circumstances.

1)If the employer terminates an employee in violation of a written employment contract.

2)If an employer terminates a worker for discriminatory reasons and the EEOC or ACRD has given the worker a “right to sue” letter.

3)If an employer terminates an employee in retaliation for legally-protected conduct such as refusal to commit an illegal act, certain “whistle-blowing,” or the employee’s exercise of a statutory or public obligation (workers compensation, labor or voting rights, military or jury duty, victim’s leave, etc).

4)If a public sector employer violates specific rights granted to public sector employees by federal constitution, state statute or other government regulations or contracts.
http://www.azleg.state.az.us/ars/23/01501.htm

Unemployment

Workers can collect unemployment insurance unless they voluntarily quit a job or are fired for misconduct. The amount paid depends on the workers' wages and how much they worked in the previous four quarters. http://research.lawyers.com/arizona/employment-law-in-arizona.html.
 

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