After every election, if an incumbent has been ousted, there are likely many changes made in the old administration. However, while newly elected officials may prefer to make personnel changes, there are times when these decisions may result in a wrongful termination claim. There may be many California workers who lost long-term positions based on a seemingly personal agenda.
In the world of music and musicians, the compositions of touring bands changes for a variety of reasons. However, in spite of some public feuds, one does not hear of a band member filing a wrongful termination suit against a lead artist on a frequent basis. Recently, California resident and singer Eddie Money, was denied his request to have such a suit against him dismissed.
A former senior vice president of sales for the advertising company, Kargo, filed for arbitration against her former employer. The judge who examined her case recently decided in the woman's favor in her wrongful termination case. While many companies require employees to sign arbitration agreements, California employment laws are not favorable toward this option.
Ever since you pointed out that mistake your co-worker made, your work days turned into a nightmare. You were insulted, slighted and you believed your work was unfairly critiqued on a regular basis. It got to the point that you could not possibly endure one more day and you had to resign. This might be considered a constructive termination, and in California, you may be able to fight back.
Television and radio commentators may often be expected to fit a certain image that their followers have formed of them. When one goes off script, so to speak, the backlash can harm his or her reputation and career in the various forms of media. Though the case was not filed in California, it was announced recently, that Tomi Lahren has filed a wrongful termination suit against Glenn Beck and the Blaze.
Every worker who resides in California has the right to seek justice if he or she believes that an employer violated one's rights in one way or another. A woman recently filed a wrongful termination suit against her employer. She claims her employer failed to protect her rights to lawful accommodations.
The sporting world often uses colorful language that is usually reserved for military combat. A sports announcer is now suing ESPN, his former employer, for wrongful termination after he was fired for using a word that has been associated with tennis broadcasts for some time. Claims for economic hardship and intentional infliction of emotional distress were also included. The announcer, Doug Adler, may be a familiar voice for many California sports fans.
Obtaining employment in one's chosen field is the goal that most workers hope to achieve. Once satisfactory employment has been secured, most people probably do not worry about falling victim to a wrongful termination. Unfortunately, there are times when workers find themselves fired without clear justification. While not every instance qualifies as an unwarranted termination, California residents do have rights to seek redress in certain circumstances.
When one works hard to accomplish his or her goals, it can be devastating when something happens to knock an employee out of the game. One woman has experienced just such a blow when a college made a move to fire one of its most successful women coaches. She subsequently filed a wrongful termination suit against her former employer, the California State University system. A judge in the case recently reaffirmed a jury's verdict in her favor.
Many companies in California value older, more experienced employees, as they bring strong work ethic, valuable knowledge and skills to the table. Technology companies, however, have tended to embrace younger employees, whether due to corporate culture or because of particular skill sets. Because of this, many of the top technology companies in the U.S. are facing an increasing number of age-related wrongful termination lawsuits.