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Involuntary Terminations: Florida

Involuntary Terminations requirements for other states

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

Author: Jolee Land, Phelps Dunbar LLP


  • Florida prohibits employers from making retaliatory employment decisions based on certain types of employee behaviors. See Anti-Retaliation Legislation.
  • The Florida Whistleblower Act protects certain employees from termination if they make complaints against or to the employer, but only in certain situations. See The Florida Whistleblower Act.