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Q: termination of employee ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   3 Comments )
Subject: termination of employee
Category: Business and Money > Employment
Asked by: aib-ga
List Price: $2.00
Posted: 17 Mar 2005 18:24 PST
Expires: 16 Apr 2005 19:24 PDT
Question ID: 496526
Can someone get fired if they lied about a bankruptcy filing in their
job application?
Subject: Re: termination of employee
Answered By: siliconsamurai-ga on 20 Mar 2005 14:29 PST
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hi, thank you for submitting your question to Google Answers, I hope I
can provide the information you are seeking.

Not only can they be terminated for cause, such as lying on an
application, in almost every jurisdiction in the united states
(actually every jurisdiction as far as I know, but someone will post a
comment about some exception if I don't include those wiggle words),
they can be terminated for absolutely no reason at all.

There is no right to employment in this country or most others.

If you are contemplating a civil action for unlawful termination, my
advice would be to give up now.

Google search term: termination for lying on application

Thank you again for turning to Google Answers for your research needs.

BTW, I am answering this as the CEO of a corporation.

If you want to know why businesses take bankruptcy into hiring
considerations, post that as a seperate answer to my attentiion.
aib-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars

Subject: Re: termination of employee
From: nelson-ga on 17 Mar 2005 18:42 PST
Absolutely.  (Possible exceptions would be if you are in an at-will
state or there is a contract involved.)
Subject: Re: termination of employee
From: david1977-ga on 17 Mar 2005 21:14 PST
It depends only some jobs are allowed to review your financial
history. If they were not legally entilted to that information than no
then you could not be fierd and they would be invasion of your
privacy. So it all depends on the job and what you signed.
Subject: Re: termination of employee
From: owain-ga on 18 Mar 2005 14:39 PST
It if was material to their contract of employment, yes, as the
contract would have a substantial error and could be declared void.
There might also be a criminal offence of obtaining pecuniary
advantage by deception.

You will have to say about which jurisdiction you are enquiring for an
accurate answers - google answers is used worldwide.


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