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Employee Discipline: Alabama

Employee Discipline requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: Tamula Yelling, Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP

Summary

  • Alabama has a statutory provision prohibiting discrimination against public employees who report violations of Alabama's regulations, rules or laws. See Public Employers.
  • Alabama has a statutory provision prohibiting discrimination against employees who are 40 years of age or older. See Discrimination Based on Age.
  • Alabama has a statutory provision prohibiting the discharge of employees for filing workers' compensation claims and prohibiting the discharge of employees for serving on any jury. See Retaliation Claims.
  • Alabama law protects certain employees' off-duty political activities. See Off-Duty Conduct .
  • Alabama has enacted a Parking Lot Storage Law. See Parking Lot Storage Law.
  • Certain Alabama municipalities restrict e-cigarette use. See E-Cigarettes.
  • Alabama law requires that state employees be provided documentation of disciplinary information within ten days of it being placed in the employee's personnel file. See Maintenance of Records.