Legal Question in Employment Law in Alabama

I was terminated by an interim manager using a policy I didn't know existeduntil I got a letter from unemployment . When I was filling out job applications I filled in that I was terminated but not that I had broken any company policy. I fear that when prospective employers contacted my former employer they told them that I did break company policy and as a result my applications got voided. Do I have any recourse?

Asked on 7/28/10, 11:50 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Mari Morrison Mari Morrison, P.C.

Usually the former employer does not give a basis for termination of employment to a prospective employer out of fear of a lawsuit. So I would not consider that as being too much of a problem

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Answered on 8/03/10, 10:02 am

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