California is generally an at-will employment state. This often means that an employer can terminate someone’s employment without a reason. However, both California and Federal law prohibit the firing of employees for certain discriminatory reasons.
California’s employment law does not allow employers to fire their employees for the following reasons:
Job terminations for exercising your legal rights are also illegal. California law does not permit an employer or company to fire their employees for the following:
Wrongful termination of employment is not always immediately obvious. Only a full investigation of your case through interviews and legal demands for documentation can reveal whether you were wrongfully terminated from work. If your employer has improperly fired you or has violated your rights, you may be entitled to compensation for lost wages, benefits, emotional distress, and other financial damages.
The employment attorneys at Attorneys for Employee Rights are ready to help you determine your legal options and fight for your rights. They will work with you in an honest and compassionate manner to achieve your goals and get your life back on track.
If you believe you are the victim of wrongful termination or if you may face being wrongfully fired from work, please call (888) 898-8488 to speak to Los Angeles and Orange County employment lawyers at Attorneys for Employee Rights about your job rights.