Employment At-Will: Georgia
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: C.R. Wright, Fisher Phillips
- In Georgia, employees are presumed to be at-will. See The At-Will Relationship.
- Georgia recognizes very limited exceptions to the at-will presumption. See Employment At-Will Exceptions.
- At-will employees in Georgia challenging a discharge may file claims against their employers under tort theories, but these claims have been mostly unsuccessful in Georgia state court. See Tort Considerations.