Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Terminated for wearing orange?

The Sun-Sentinel reported on March 16 that the law offices of Elizabeth R. Wellborn, P.A. fired 14 employees for wearing orange shirts.

According to its website, Elizabeth R. Wellborn, PA (Deerfield Beach, FL) focuses on the representation of mortgage lenders, servicers and private investors.

See ABC News story Florida Law Firm Fires Workers For Wearing Orange

JDJournal noted: Eric K. Gabrielle, a labor and employment lawyer, Florida law states that without a specific contract to the contrary, an employer can fire a worker “for a good reason, for a bad reason or even the wrong reason, as long as it’s not an unlawful reason.”


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