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Wrongful termination lawsuit leads to $640K settlement

A previous assistant county manager in another state was terminated back in 2011 when a gift-related controversy erupted. However, he sued the county and recently settled his lawsuit for $640,000. Anyone in California who has suffered wrongful termination likewise may have recourse through the civil court system.

Former Assembly chief of staff files wrongful termination suit

Working for public officials carries a significant amount of responsibility and pressure, as the public is quick to respond whenever there are allegations of impropriety. There are times when an employee may point out behavior that he or she finds disconcerting and, as a result, he or she may find that they no longer have a position in what may be considered retaliation. Recently, one man filed a wrongful termination suit against the California Assembly and the legislator whom he served.

Former Lowe's employee files wrongful termination claim

Understandably, losing a job can have significant financial implications. When a job is lost as a result of discrimination, the experience can also be emotionally and psychologically traumatic. Discrimination in any form is wrong, but even in today's world, it still exists. In California and other states, laws are in place to protect workers from harassment and discrimination in the workplace. When an employee loses his or her job to discriminatory acts, a wrongful termination claim may be filed.

Honored firefighter files wrongful termination suit against city

Those who provide emergency services often do so under intense situations and place their own lives in danger. In spite of these sacrifices, these first responders are often city employees and are required to follow the regulations that govern how these workers operate. There may be conflict at times, and any California worker who believes that he or she may be a victim of a wrongful termination is entitled to seek justice.

CSX Railroad sued for allegations of wrongful termination

Kids used to dream about working for the railroad. For many, a job in this field may have provided the hope of long-term employment and a secure retirement. Unfortunately, as California residents are aware, the workforce changes frequently and many companies frequently do not appear to want to retain long-term workers. Recently, 46 ex-employees workers filed a wrongful termination suit against CSX Railroad.

Former security of hospital files wrongful termination suit

The majority of patients likely do not consider all of the aspects that go into making a hospital safe for employees and patients. As California residents are aware, violence can break out anywhere, including in health care settings. These institutions are charged with providing a safe environment, and to take shortcuts can place all involved at risk. That is purportedly the reason one former security director recently filed a wrongful termination suit against his former employer.

Man files wrongful termination claim after fired due to a rally

The First Amendment to the Constitution of the Untied States grants the right of citizens to free expression of speech and personal beliefs if done so in a peaceable manner. In spite of this constitutional right, there are times when an employer has fired workers for holding their own viewpoints on social issues. California workers who have been fired for a similar reason may have the right to file a wrongful termination claim.

Former officer alleges wrongful termination and weighs options

When one invests time, energy and passion into a chosen field, being accused of improper conduct can cause many undesirable consequences. If those allegations lead to an individual losing his or her job, then there may be basis for a wrongful termination claim. California workers who are facing this scenario do have the right to seek a suitable resolution.

College faces new wrongful termination suit a month after others

For one college system, it has been a series of one bad grade after another. According to media sources, the school finds itself facing news of a second lawsuit over an alleged wrongful termination just one month after several other former employees filed a similar civil suit. Though this school is not located in California, there may be educators here who have faced these types of circumstances.

Former NFL player sues New York Jets for wrongful termination

In the world of professional sports, players are drafted, traded and otherwise juggled around for a variety of reasons, and in spite of a talented player's contributions to his team, an athlete may find himself off a team with little explanation as to why. As California fans are aware, these players often turn up elsewhere unless his reputation has suffered undue harm. Recently, a player has filed a claim against his former team alleging he was a victim of a wrongful termination.

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