Wrongful Termination News

Wrongful Termination on Workers’ Compensation Violates California Labor Law

Palm Springs, CA Valerie believes the Board of Directors at the non-profit where she worked as executive director for 16 years violated the California labor law. “Besides filing a claim with LawyersandSettlements, I filed an unemployment claim and I need to file with the California Labor Board,” she says. “At this point I am trying to find representation for wrongful termination.” Since being fired just last week, Valerie says she is “stunned and devastated.”

June 10, 2013

California Labor Law: Bi-polar Cook Wants Just Desserts

Antelope, CA When you hear of someone being discriminated against and wrongfully terminated, it’s cause for concern, especially when it happens to be their very first job. That can leave a bad taste in your mouth - permanently. But Anthony had enough wherewithal to know his boss violated the California labor law.

May 31, 2013

HR Getting Personal Spells California Labor Lawsuit?

Sonoma County, CA When Karen was quizzed by HR about her relationship with her boyfriend, she was upset, to say the least. And she figured it was a California labor law violation. Karen was pro-active: she phoned the California Labor Board and filed a harassment claim. And she is pursuing a wrongful termination claim with an employment attorney.

March 25, 2013

California Labor Law: Is FedEx Heartless?

Placentia, CA Sylvia says that she was terminated from FedEx for entering her time card incorrectly. Sylvia’s employer likely has not violated the California labor law and she would be hard-pressed to file a California labor lawsuit. But Sylvia insists that she was wrongfully terminated.

March 11, 2013

Wrongful Termination to Avoid Paying Workers Compensation?

Mira Loma, CA Thomas wants to know if his wrongful termination is a violation of the California labor law. He believes his employer fired him to avoid paying Workers Compensation. If that is the case, Thomas should file a California labor lawsuit against his employer.

February 25, 2013

CA Labor Law: Nurse Wrongfully Terminated for Whistleblowing

Riverside, CA Cynthia has been a registered nurse for 30 years??"she knows her rights and she is a patient care advocate. So when her employer cut staff to increase profits she complained. Then she was wrongfully terminated, which is a violation of the California labor law. “I will always protect the patient, even if it costs me my job,” says Cynthia. “And it did”.

June 26, 2012

Cutting Costs Cuts into California Labor Law Violations

Eastvale, CA After 33 years of work as a hospital respiratory therapist, Bob, age 64, took stress leave (he went through a nasty divorce). Although he tried to return to work, Bob believes he was wrongfully terminated to save the hospital costs, and that is a violation of the California Labor Law.

February 13, 2012

California Labor Law: Discrimination Caused Wrongful Termination?

Sacramento, CA Laquisha, who is black and gay, believes she was wrongfully terminated because she was discriminated against. And she was also fired while on disability leave. Could her employer, Verizon Wireless, have violated the California Labor Law on three counts?

January 26, 2012

"Can I Be Fired If I'm Disabled?" Attorney Answers California Labor Law Issue

Oakland, CA "Can my employer fire me if I am disabled?" is one of the most common complaints a California Labor Law attorney hears. "Being disabled is no guarantee that you won't be fired," says attorney Randall Crane, Law Office of Randall Crane, "but at the same time there are disability rights, particularly in the state of California."

September 16, 2011

"Wrongful Termination Claims May Lead to Viable Wage and Hour Claims," Says California Labor Law Attorney

Oakland, CA "People most often call us when they have been terminated from their jobs," says employment lawyer Leonard Emma with The Law Office of Randall Crane. "While they may want to sue their employer for wrongful termination, they may not have a viable legal claim. So, in addition to addressing termination, we also evaluate cases for other potential California labor law violations."

June 16, 2011
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