Why Wrongful Termination Claims Increased?

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According to reports from several insurance providers, wrongful termination claims are steadily increasing, apparently, the most frequent labor dispute. Although majority of employment in the country is considered “at-will,” unjust discharge from work continue to increase due to several reasons, basically because the unstable economy has caused a record high number of terminations and lay-offs. […]

How to Handle Wrongful Termination

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Getting fired has become commonplace especially these days when the economy is bad. In fact, being discharged from work can happen to almost anyone, even the best of us. However, the law protects employees from being unjustly terminated from work. So, if you’ve been terminated and you believe the reason is baseless, what’s the best […]

How to File Wrongful Termination Claim

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Workers in California are protected by the state’s widespread civil rights, as well as the rights guaranteed by the Civil Rights Acts of 1964 and the Federal Labor Standards act of 1938. Additionally, California honors the “at-will” doctrine, which permits employers and employees to end the working relationship for whatever reason as long as it […]

At-Will Doctrine and Wrongful Termination

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One of the questions that many employees have in mind is, whether or not they can be discharged from work without reason. Labor laws in California honor the “at-will” doctrine, which permits the employer to terminate working relationship for no reason. In general, unless the discharge does not violate any of the legal rights accorded […]

Wrongful Termination: How to Protect Yourself

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With high unemployment rate still a major concern, wrongful termination is the last thing any employee would ever want. Although federal and state laws clearly enunciate the rights of employees’ against unjust termination, still there are many who fall victim to unfair labor practices. On one hand, employees, too, are partly to be blamed for […]

Wrongful Termination

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There are different situations that permit employers to terminate their employee, but when they do so against the California employment law, the aggrieved employee can find themselves with an actionable wrongful termination case. In a society where labor costs are intensive, such as ours, the sad truth remains that regular workers don’t often get what […]

Employee Whistleblower Followed By Retaliation and Wrongful Termination by Employer

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Quite often, an employee will notice repeated serious wrongdoings by his/her employer, leading the employee to notify the appropriate legal entity of these criminal or civil violations of law. These violations of law by the employer could be taking kickbacks on government jobs, overbilling the government, billing medicare for healthcare never performed, tax fraud and […]