Employment Law

At-Will Employment

LegalSpeak: Montana’s Law: MSA 39-2904

Elements of wrongful discharge. A discharge is wrongful only if:

  • (1) it was in retaliation for the employee’s refusal to violate public policy or for reporting a violation of public policy;

  • (2) the discharge was not for good cause and the employee had completed the employer’s probationary period of employment; or

  • (3) the employer violated the express provisions of its own written personnel policy.


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