Can my employer fire me for no reason?

Generally, yes. Wisconsin is an “at-will” employment state. This means that in most cases, your employer can fire you at any time for any reason, for a bad reason, or for no reason at all.
So your employer can fire you for complaining about your boss’s lack of ethics; for speaking up in a meeting about problems within the company; because your boss doesn’t like your personality; even because your boss doesn’t like your shoes.

The doctrine of at-will employment is a very powerful thing. Just because something is unfair doesn’t make it unlawful. And we can only help if we can identify unlawful conduct.

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