Rapist Harvey Weinstein apparently has a wrongful termination case he wants to arbitrate. Gee, what a surprise he’s not looking for a jury
Paid Leave Mandate Under Families First Coronavirus Response Act Expanded By Federal Court
We have seen a significant rise in wrongful terminations during this period, including terminations related to COVID-19, in the areas of disability discrimination, medical leave rights, whistleblower/workplace safety issues, and unlawful decisions in the selection of employees for layoff.
Wrongful Termination And Employment Cases Resulting From The COVID-19 Pandemic
It is illegal to discriminate against pregnant or disabled employees, even if the employer believes it is protecting these workers. If you have been the victim of a wrongful termination related to COVID-19, consult an employment law attorney without delay.
How Do Wrongful Termination Cases Work?
The steps to recovery in a wrongful termination case involve intake of the facts, collection of the documents, preparation of a lawsuit, litigating the case, attempting to settle, and going to trial.
Is It Hard To Prove Wrongful Termination?
Wrongful termination cases can be proven with evidence that an employer terminated an employee because of a protected category. Consult with an experienced employment law and wrongful termination attorney to see if you have a case.
Can An Employer Fire You For What You Do Outside Of Work?
It is unlawful for an employer to fire an employee for what they do outside of work, as long as that conduct is lawful. An employee who is fired or faces other discrimination based on lawful, off-work conduct, may have an action for wrongful termination, and recover lost wages and benefits, and emotional distress damages.
How Is COVID-19 Impacting Wrongful Termination Cases?
The COVID-19 health crisis is having an impact on wrongful termination cases in several key ways. First, unscrupulous employers are using the current situation as an excuse to wrongfully terminate good employees for unlawful reasons, and to disguise the termination as...
Do I Need To Look For A New Job To Sue For Wrongful Termination?
Lost income, wages, and benefits may be recovered in a wrongful termination lawsuit. These are called economic damages, which is separate from emotional distress damages that may also be recovered. The amount of the economic recovery depends on how much money is lost....
Can an employee be fired while on disability leave?
California provides broad protection to employees with a physical or mental disability. Sometimes an individual's disability necessitates a temporary leave of absence. If the employee and employer meet certain criteria, the employer is not permitted to fire the...
What if I suspect I was wrongfully terminated?
It is illegal for an employee to be wrongfully terminated for certain reasons in California. Those reasons can include for a discriminatory purpose, a retaliatory purpose or as a form of harassment. It is important for employees who believe they have been wrongfully...