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What grounds does the construction employer have regarding termination?

What are the grounds for termination? construction employers should have written in their construction employer policy that each employee should sign off on when hired, the terms and conditions of employment. Typical causes are failing to perform job duties satisfactorily, drug or addition to illegal substance, any forms of sexual discrimination or sexual misconduct, business improprieties, etc. An construction employer should seek legal counsel when designing their construction employer policy regarding conditions of employment to avoid any wrongful termination suits. Any termination should be discussed with the construction employer’s attorney prior to initiating a termination to make certain the termination is conducted appropriately.