Legal Question in Business Law in Iowa

is it on wrongful a to fire somebody after 6 years of employment because he can't do it no more physically And says he's just going to hire Mexicans. And terminates me after 6 years. is there something that can be done is it a law suit?

Asked on 5/20/13, 10:03 am

2 Answers from Attorneys

Robert Luedeman solo practitioner

Iowa is a right to work state which means that a person can be fired for any reason, good reason or no reason at all unless they have a contract of employment or are covered by a collective bargaining agreement. You should consulty a lawyer to see if anything more can be done.

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Answered on 5/20/13, 3:15 pm

Thomas Moens Moens Law Offices, Chartered

You may be eligible for unemployment benefits. His statement raises the possibility that he is discriminating based on national origin. You might try contacting an employment law attorney to discuss the specific details.

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Answered on 5/21/13, 6:36 am

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