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Involuntary Terminations: Alabama

Involuntary Terminations requirements for other states

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

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


  • Alabama has a statutory provision prohibiting retaliation against certain employees who report violations of Alabama's regulations, rules or laws. See Whistleblower Protections.
  • Alabama has a statutory provision prohibiting the discharge of certain employees for filing workers' compensation claims and serving on a jury. See Anti-Retaliation Legislation.
  • Alabama does not have its own version of the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act, but it does require communication with a government entity when a "mass separation" is set to occur. See Mass Separation of Employees.
  • Certain call center employers are subject to notice requirements if they plan to relocate their center out of state. See Call Center Relocation Law.