If you have lost a job, you know the uncertainty, the frustration, and the anxiety that accompanies it. That frustration is only compounded if you are certain you were wrongfully terminated. California is an at-will state, so either the employer or the employee ends their work relationship whenever they see fit.
Though, this does not mean that employees have no protections. If you question whether you were the victim of a wrongful termination, reach out today. The San Diego wrongful termination lawyers with Aegis Law focus on employment law. We will review the details of your firing and can advise you about whether you should pursue legal action because of it.
There are various reasons that you can lose your job that is considered unlawful. Being fired from a job due to discrimination for the following reasons is considered wrongful termination:
Another reason for wrongful termination is retaliation. If you call out your employer for discrimination or other behaviors, your employer might retaliate. They might demote you or overlook you, or make you work the worst shifts.
If you are experiencing retaliation, contact a wrongful termination lawyer in San Diego to see you through the process. They will advise you of the laws that protect your rights, such as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the protections available through the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA).
A wrongful termination can adversely affect you, and you may be eligible for damages because of them. Listed below are some of the damages you are permitted to seek in San Diego, California:
Journal your experience, who you discussed it with, when you spoke, and what you spoke about. Note the income you lost and the proof you have of the damages you sustained.
The employment attorneys with Aegis Law have the skills and experience to navigate the complex legal situation for you. After investigating your case, we will determine if you have a case and how to best pursue it on your behalf. Contact us today for a free consultation. We are here to help.