|SB 0465||Remedies For Wrongful Discharge From Employment|
|Last Action:||03/06/95 - Referred S Labor & Industrial Relations Committee|
|Effective Date:||August 28, 1995|
SB 465 - This act grants rights to employees who are terminated, replacing common law rights. It does not include contracts for limited periods of employment or agreements to waive this act and provide severance pay. Employees do not lose rights under state and federal laws.
No employee with a year of experience can be terminated without good cause. An employee's failure to meet business- related standards can be good cause if an express written agreement so provides. Additional agreements may be made between employers and employees.
A terminated employee may file a complaint and demand for
arbitration with the Department of Labor and Industrial
Relations. It must be filed within 180 days after the
termination or breach of agreement for severance pay. Procedures
are provided for a response and statement of reasons for the