Getting fired is disheartening, frightening and often humiliating. It can also be grossly unfair and possibly illegal, depending on the circumstances.
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.
You knew that you were an "at-will" employee, which meant that your employer could fire you for just about any reason -- as long as it wasn't based on a discriminatory reason or an act of retaliation.
You've just been wrongfully fired and you're quite naturally livid about the whole thing. You know that you're experiencing unfair treatment and outright discrimination, and you're humiliated and upset.
A lawsuit filed in Santa Barbara County Superior Court alleges that a California educator was the victim of wrongful termination once she tried to alert a school's governing body to numerous improprieties by its executive director.
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.