There are other exceptions to Tennessee’s “EMPLOYMENTATWILL” doctrine. Tennessee employees may not be disciplined or discharged atwill for:
Employees who are fired may still apply for unemployment insurance benefits. The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development’s Unemployment Insurance Division will determine eligibility.
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