Wrongful Termination Settlements

July 28, 2019 Legal Team
Employees who have been wrongfully terminated from their jobs may be entitled to compensatory damages, including back pay on lost wages. They may even be able to get their job back by filing a wrongful termination lawsuit against their employer. Such a lawsuit typically alleges that an employee was fired or let go in violation of the...
Read More

“Lay-Off” vs. “Terminated” vs. “At-Will”

July 24, 2019 Legal Team
Laid Off? Terminated? At-Will Employment? What Does It All Mean?In day to day language, many of these terms can be used interchangeably. Normally, being “laid off” or being “terminated” or being “fired” mean the same thing. In the realm of the law, however, these terms are specifically defined to mean different things. The differences...
Read More

Discrimination vs. Disparagement in the Workplace

July 22, 2019 Legal Team
Does it seem like your boss is always picking on you? For some reason, you get written up for things that your co-workers do without consequence? Maybe your supervisor never approves your vacation time requests? Or do you feel like you were passed over for a promotion, though you were the most qualified candidate?...
Read More

How to Prove Wrongful Termination in California

July 21, 2019 Legal Team
Being terminated from a job has to be one of the hardest things that can happen in a person's career. It's hard under any circumstances, but when an employee feels that they have been wrongfully terminated, it's even worse. Unless blatant, wrongful termination is difficult to prove and requires the employee to document as much...
Read More

Drug Testing in the Workplace

July 6, 2019 Legal Team
Despite what many employers seem to think, drug testing employees is not free for all they would like it to be.  Employers are quite limited in when they can request drug tests for employees.WHEN YOU HAVE BEEN OFFERED A JOBAn employer may require suspicionless drug testing as a condition when they offer you a job before you...
Read More