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Wrongful Termination Archives

Manager wins wrongful termination suit in California appeals

A man has filed a lawsuit against his former employer. The man previously worked as an Operations Manager for a California company, Collateral Specialists Inc. The company was sued for wrongful termination after he reportedly unraveled some of the company's dealings.

California man says his age led to wrongful termination

A man who worked for a company for 20 years recently filed a lawsuit against his former employer. The man indicated that he was terminated due to his age. Terminating someone based on their age is considered wrongful termination under California laws.

California social worker files wrongful termination suit

A former employee of Kaiser has filed a lawsuit. The woman previously worked as a social worker and, according to reports, she is suing for wrongful termination. The California employee states that she was terminated after she reported death threats from a patient.

California hospital faces wrongful termination suit

A hospital is facing a lawsuit by a former employee after she was fired. The wrongful termination lawsuit was filed after a California woman was fired from her 11-year position. She claims that she reported multiple incidents that were committed by a physician to management that, in turn, resulted in the loss of employment. She is seeking to recover damages as a result of this adverse event.

California high school faces wrongful termination suit

In the midst of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act being approved, a high school staff member was terminated from his position after news circulated that he was gay. He had worked at the school as both a football coach and a teacher. He has since filed a lawsuit against the California high school for wrongful termination.

California engineer files wrongful termination claim

An engineer in California recently accelerated the delivery of Raytheon's missile defense technology, by proffering a system that keeps the electronics inside Raytheon's radar cool. The technology is currently being used by the nation's defense contractors. The man alleges that once Raytheon implemented the technology, the company ran out of work for him. The man has filed a wrongful termination claim.

Wrongful termination case goes before jury for determination

Whistle-blowing is generally a protected activity under both federal and state laws. Disagreements with the employer or legally permissible criticisms may not be whistle-blowing. However, in California if the employer takes action against the employee because the employee does or says something that is legally encouraged or protected by public policy, the employee may have a wrongful termination case based on retaliation.

Abercrombie & Fitch guilty of wrongful termination in California

Most companies have a disclaimer on job applications that they do not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, religion or various other factors. In theory, that may be true, but what about in reality? A federal judge in California recently ruled in favor of a former Abercrombie & Fitch employee, stating that she was the victim of wrongful termination because she wore a Muslim head scarf to work. The company has gone on record stating that it does not tolerate discrimination.

Woman wins wrongful termination suit

A former head of a medical education program at a for-profit school has recently won her case against a university. She had sued the school for wrongful termination when she was fired in 2011. The firing came just a few months after she had been given a job evaluation that stated she was successfully carrying out her duties. Employees in California may benefit from the outcome of this woman's case.

Man claims wrongful termination from school

A former employee of a school has filed a suit against his employer. The suit states that the man was a victim of a wrongful termination after having worked there for close to two decades. He states that he was not given the required opportunity to formally appeal to the board within the established time frame. Employees in California do have rights in the event they are dismissed from work without clear justification and this case could possibly prove helpful to workers everywhere.

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