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Category: Wrongful Termination

Differences Between At-Will Employment and Wrongful Termination
Posted in Employment Litigation,Wrongful Termination on April 25, 2024

While at-will employment and wrongful termination may seem similar, there are crucial distinctions between the two and how they impact the workplace. Key Differences The primary distinction between at-will employment and wrongful termination lies in the circumstances surrounding the employee’s dismissal. While at-will employment allows for termination without cause, wrongful termination occurs when the termination…

How To Prove Wrongful Termination in California
Posted in Employment Litigation,Wrongful Termination on February 21, 2024

Wrongful termination is a serious legal matter when an employee is dismissed from their job in violation of laws or public policy. In California, like many states, employees have certain rights and protections against arbitrary or discriminatory termination. Here is how to establish a strong case to prove wrongful termination. Proving Wrongful Termination Proving a…

Can I Get Fired For Sick Leave?
Posted in Employment Litigation,Wrongful Termination on October 6, 2023

Sick leave is a fundamental right that ensures employees can prioritize their health without fearing repercussions in the workplace. As long as you have accrued and are entitled to use it, you cannot be legally fired for taking sick leave. California Laws on Sick Leave The Healthy Workplaces/Healthy Families Act of 2014 This piece of…

5 Common Types of Wrongful Termination Lawsuits
Posted in Employment Litigation,Wrongful Termination on June 7, 2023

Wrongful termination refers to the unlawful dismissal of an employee by an employer. While employment is generally considered at-will in California, there are legal protections in place to prevent unfair or discriminatory terminations. Wrongful termination lawsuits can arise when an employee believes their firing violated their rights or breached the terms of their employment contract….

When Can You Sue An Employer For Wrongful Termination?
Posted in Wrongful Termination on May 22, 2023

Being terminated from your job can be a distressing experience, especially if you believe the termination was unfair or unlawful. Understanding your rights as an employee and knowing when you have grounds to sue your employer for wrongful termination is crucial.  At-Will Employment in California California follows the doctrine of “at-will” employment, which means that…

How To Know If You Were Wrongfully Terminated
Posted in Firm News,Wrongful Termination on April 12, 2023

Losing a job can be a distressing experience, especially if you believe you were wrongfully terminated. Wrongful termination occurs when an employer dismisses an employee without just cause or in violation of the law. If you find yourself in this situation, it is crucial to understand your rights and how to determine whether you were…

I am being unfairly accused of inappropriate workplace misconduct. Could I get fired if I do not cooperate with my company’s investigation into the matter?
Posted in Firm News,Wrongful Termination on August 23, 2014

Here is a situation every employee dreads: you are wrongfully accused of workplace misconduct such as sexual harassment or discrimination by a subordinate at work and your boss tells you that your job is on the line if you don’t fully cooperate in the company’s investigation. You may feel betrayed, frustrated and unwilling to oblige…