Retaliation in the workplace is illegal but it still happens today in businesses all throughout San Francisco, the rest of California and the rest of the country. There are various ways you can face retaliation at work and for various reasons. We will take a look at a few of those retaliation types in today's post so you know what to look for on the job.
In an eye-opening wrongful termination lawsuit against the luxury retailer Moschino, a former employee of its West Hollywood location alleges that her manager pulled out all the stops when it came to showing her racial biases.
Some stories of workplace discrimination are hard to fathom.
San Francisco has agreed to settle a lawsuit by the man who had once been its chief toxicologist for $100,000.
You have the right to report unsafe or illegal activity in the workplace, including things like safety violations or discrimination -- but not all employers behave benevolently when they're alerted to a problem.
A man who worked for UPS in Los Angeles was fired, and he says that he was discriminated against and wrongfully terminated. He claims that racism was the root of the issue.
A tech start-up in California called Pilot AI is now at the center of a wrongful termination case that includes allegations of wrongful discharge, retaliation, discrimination and sexual harassment. The case, which was started by a 24-year-old woman who went to Stanford University, was entered in the San Francisco Superior Court.
Employees in California might think that there isn't anything they can do if they are terminated for a job since this is an at-will employment state. This isn't the truth in all cases. There are limits to the reasons why employers can terminate people. If an employee is fired for an illegal reason, that person might choose to take legal action against the employer.
Workers of all kinds and industries can measure their progress in the new laws that protect their rights in the workplace. California leads the nation in protections for office employees, onsite contractors and even freelancers.
It is no accident that California is one of the strongest and most diverse economies, in terms of output and participation. The state has led the way in welcoming workers and managers of all races, genders and backgrounds. Legislators and companies have worked together to make this the norm.