If you are terminated from your employment, and you believe this termination is wrongful, you need to review the terms of your employment contract (if you have one) and employee handbook. These documents will provide for terms of dismissal. An employment contract may designate that your employment is “at-will.” This means that your employment can be terminated at any time, by you or your employer. However, sometimes there is specific notice requirements for firing at will, and your employer may be obligated to give you notice before ending your employment. If you quit or are fired, you are entitled to be paid in full all wages or salary that you earned. KRS 337.055. The employer must pay you no later than the next pay period, or within fourteen (14) days after you leave, whichever is later. You may also be eligible for unemployment benefits if you are fired or laid off. You may not be eligible for unemployment if you voluntarily leave or are fired for cause.