Posts tagged "At-will employee"

Employees Beware: Appeals Court Allows Termination for Exercising Statutory Right

Massachusetts law gives employees the right to place a written statement in their personnel file if they disagree with information their employer has put into the file that has or may negatively affect the employee's qualification for employment, promotion, transfer, additional compensation or the possibility that the employee will be subject to disciplinary action. But in the recent case of Meehan v. Medical Information Technology, Inc., the Appeals Court held that an employer can fire an at-will employee simply for exercising this right.

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