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California animal control employees claim wrongful termination

Though most employees are satisfied with the conditions of their jobs, there are times when some of them may witness bad practices on the part of their companies. While they may decide that speaking up is the best course of action, they could be punished for doing so by being fired from their position. An unexpected job loss can make it difficult for a person to make ends meet or provide for their family. They may choose to file a wrongful termination suit against their former employer, which is just what two California employees have done.

Teacher files wrongful termination claim against school

A man who has worked as a Catholic high school teacher since 1998 was terminated from his position for reasons he believes are discriminatory. The former California teacher lost his job shortly after he married his same-sex partner. He recently filed a wrongful termination claim against the school.

Donald Sterling files wrongful termination against California NBA

After recorded conversations leaked, the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, Donald Sterling, was banned from the NBA. Donald Sterling filed a wrongful termination claim in a California courtroom against the NBA and the Commissioner. He claimed that his constitutional rights were violated and that the contract was breached.

California firefighter files wrongful termination suit

A firefighter has brought a claim against a fire chief and the city after he was terminated. He filed a wrongful termination suit, claiming that he lost $180,000 in pay and other damages. In 2011, the California firefighter was accused of sexual battery of several women, and the following year, he was acquitted of the charges.

Kaiser faces wrongful termination suit from California employee

Kaiser is faced with a legal battle with a former employee. The former employee filed a wrongful termination claim in a California courtroom after she claims she was forced to endure religious and racial discrimination. The employee belonged to the Muslim religion and was previously working as a supervisor in the collections department.

Former California jail manager files wrongful termination claim

At some point in time during employment, workers may experience an illness. Some of these illnesses, such as cancer, are serious in nature and may force employees to take on lighter job duties. At times, employers may frown upon this and may terminate the employees. A former California jail manager filed a wrongful termination suit after he allegedly lost his position due to cancer.

Former California CarMax worker files wrongful termination suit

The loss of a job position for any reason can put a worker and their family in financial and emotional distress. When this happens, California workers are usually forced to find another avenue of employment or file for unemployment just to pay the bills. If a worker feels they were wrongfully discharged, however, they could have legal options available to pursue. A company called CarMax is faced with a wrongful termination lawsuit from one of its former employees.

Former truck driver wins wrongful termination case

Receiving word that one has to be terminated from a job can be a major blow to an individual in California. After all, a job provides financial support in addition to giving an individual a sense of purpose in life. Being wrongfully fired understandably can cause anger in the victim, who reserves the right to seek justice in a wrongful termination situation in our state.

California workplace bullying led to wrongful termination

On-the-job bullying and wrongful termination have come to the forefront of workplace issues. One California truck driver was terminated from his place of employment. The truck driver claims that this was an act of wrongful termination after he was repeatedly bullied.

California wrongful termination suit reaches settlement

A woman who previously worked as a social worker filed suit against her former employer. The California social worker claimed that her job loss was the result of a wrongful termination. The case was originally dismissed, but the employer and the woman have since entered into a settlement for an undisclosed amount.

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