Monthly Archives: March 2023
Is It Wrongful Termination If Your Employer Fires You For Requesting A Medical Leave?
Pursuant to the federal Family and Medical Leave Act, taking a leave of absence from work is a protected activity. The FMLA codifies the right of workers to take an unpaid medical leave for up to 12 weeks, during which the employer does not have the right to terminate the worker’s employment. Furthermore, California… Read More »
Does Your Employer Have The Right To Stop You From Filing A Lawsuit Against Them?
Access to the courts is a basic right in the United States. People have the right to file civil lawsuits for any financial losses or other damages that were caused by the intentional or negligent acts of others , regardless of whether either party is a U.S. citizen. Defendants in criminal cases have the… Read More »
Rock Band’s Hairstylist Sues For Wrongful Termination After He Complained About The Band’s Failure To Respond To A Coworker’s Medical Emergency
You have the right to sue your employer for retaliation if your employer fires you or otherwise takes an adverse action against you in response to you engaging in a legally protected activity. Many of the activities protected under federal and state employment laws relate to speaking up about misconduct that you witness in… Read More »
Can California’s Salary Transparency Laws Prevent Employment Discrimination?
Employment discrimination cases often focus on an employee’s allegations that the employer terminated the employee’s job, harassed the employee, or unfairly denied him or her promotions or raises because of a protected characteristic of the employee, such as the employee’s race, gender, religion, family status, or country of origin. Investigations into an employee’s discrimination… Read More »
Retail Employee Reaches Settlement With Employer Over Demotion, Involuntary Transfer, And Denial Of Promotion To Manager
One of the reasons that fantasies of quiet quitting and the Great Resignation are so appealing is that so many of us feel unappreciated at work. We could do the jobs of almost everyone in our workplace, and sometimes we do, but while the folks in upper management get accolades and expense account-paid dinners… Read More »