Our Los Angeles employment lawyers get this question a lot – “Can my employer fire me because I reported illegal activity?” Whether you report illegal activity to a government entity or to your employer, the quick answer to this question is no. Reporting illegal activity is also known as “whistleblowing,” which is protected under California law. Termination resulting from it is a form of workplace retaliation and wrongful termination. Our Los Angeles … Read More
While a promotion is a sign of good work ethic and accomplishments in employment, a demotion implies the opposite. A demotion can lower a person’s responsibilities, stature and salary. It implies that the employee’s work is not up to the standards required to keep his or her current position. That is why it is important to ensure that if you, as an employee, get demoted, it is for the right and legal reasons. … Read More
Living with a disability is already a difficult situation. However, many people also face disability discrimination in the workplace. If you are facing such a problem, then there are a few steps you should take right away. Our Los Angeles disability discrimination attorneys explain these steps below: Understanding the Laws Against Disability Discrimination in California There are several sets of California and federal laws, including the Americans With Disability Act (ADA) and … Read More
I Believe That I Was Discriminated Against at Work in Los Angeles. Can I Sue My Employer for Discrimination?
If you believe that you were discriminated against at work, you may wonder, “Can I sue my employer for discrimination?” The answer to the simple question can be somewhat complicated and fact-specific. That’s why it is important to speak with a workplace discrimination lawyer in Los Angeles about your unique situation. Yadegar, Minoofar & Soleymani LLP can help you understand whether you have a viable workplace discrimination lawsuit. Schedule a free consultation … Read More
What if your employer created a work environment so hostile and intimidating that you did not want to go to work to face him or her anymore? Many employees faced with the same scenario believe that they have no options. If they ultimately get terminated, they may have an avenue to bring a wrongful termination lawsuit. But, if they resign, how could they possibly have legal recourse if they left their place … Read More