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Posted by 1p21.admin On January 21, 2022

Can employers terminate an employee out on disability leave?

Like most people across the United States, workers in California are considered “at-will employees.” In general, this means employers can terminate employees at any time for any reason. The only caveat is that the termination follows a legal path for legal reasons. Numerous laws and regulations protect…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On September 8, 2020

Can your employer fire you for what you post online?

You’ve probably heard enough about “cancel culture” to understand that there’s a very real risk that what you post online can come back to haunt you. Just the same, in the heat of the moment, you may still lose your cool and post something that other people…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On August 6, 2020

What’s the ministerial exception to a wrongful termination claim?

The Supreme Court of the United States just handed down another blow that weakens the federal protections employees have against wrongful termination. Citing the “ministerial exception,” the SCOTUS rejected the claims against two California religious schools who were accused of discrimination and illegal termination of their employees….

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Posted by 1p21.admin On July 31, 2020

Wrongfully terminated? That’s not always the case

California has some of the most worker-friendly labor laws in the country, but that doesn’t mean that California employees always understand the various nuances of those laws. For instance, many people get confused about wrongful terminations. They may think that they are protected from being fired from…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On July 9, 2020

What makes a seemingly simple termination unlawful?

To most people, getting fired from a job always feels wrong or unfair, but in many of these cases, the termination is perfectly legal. Other times, your boss may have acted unlawfully when letting you go from your job. The problem for most is knowing when a…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On June 26, 2020

Think you’re about to be fired illegally? Don’t do these things

Your boss has clearly had it in for you for a while. Although the quality of your work hasn’t changed a bit, your once-stellar performance evaluations have suddenly turned dismal and you suspect that you’re about to be fired. It’s unfair. You also suspect that it’s illegal….

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Winning a wrongful termination case can be challenging

You just got fired from your job. Do you have any recourse for filing a case alleging wrongful termination? You may, although those cases can be among the toughest employment law cases to win. The reason for that is that most people have what is known as…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On December 5, 2019

How to tell you need a wrongful termination attorney

Have you been fired? If you feel like the firing was unfair, you may be wondering if you’re just out of luck — or if you have a case for wrongful termination. Should you see a lawyer about your situation? Here are some reasons why it’s smart…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On October 10, 2019

What to do when wrongful termination happens to you

Getting fired is disheartening, frightening and often humiliating. It can also be grossly unfair and possibly illegal, depending on the circumstances. How do you know whether you’re a victim of a wrongful termination? Even if you were let go along with others due to a corporate merger…

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Posted by 1p21.admin On August 16, 2019

California churches shaken over wrongful termination lawsuit

Two different United Methodist churches in California are in turmoil and a preschool run by the one in Orange County has closed over allegations that a pastor behaved inappropriately toward the preschool’s well-established director and the church’s leadership fired her for reporting it. The woman at the…

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