Unacceptable Grounds for Discharge


  1. The marriage of the employee.
  2. The pregnancy of the employee (or the birth of her child).
  3. The employee’s unfitness due to an illness or injury.
  4. The employee’s military service.
  5. The employee’s decision to file an employment claim under an anti-discrimination law, such as the ADA, the ADEA or Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.
  6. The employee’s exercise of free speech or political speech.
  7. The employee’s whistleblowing on co-workers, managers, or the company itself.
  8. The employee’s filing of a worker’s compensation claim.
  9. The exercise of any rights under a collective bargaining agreement.
  10. The wearing of any clothing or adornments that may be considered religious in nature.
  11. The employee’s filing of any complaints with government agencies.
  12. The employee’s agreement to cooperate with government investigators or regulators.
  13. The employee’s filing of any private lawsuits.
  14. Jury duty.
  15. Wage garnisheeing to pay the employee’s child support obligations or other judgments owed by the employee.
  16. The employee’s refusal to take a lie detector test.
  17. The employee’s participation in, or organization of, a labor union.

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