California enjoys some of the nation’s most impressive worker protections, but illegal termination, employment discrimination, and many other forms of mistreatment in the workplace still occur regularly. When you are fired for suspicious reasons, harassed, passed up for promotion, or faced with any other form of mistreatment, you need an experienced employment attorney on your side right away.
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Workplace discrimination occurs when an employer takes adverse action against an employee based on one or more factors unrelated to job ability. In the state of California, workplace discrimination may come in the form of being passed up for opportunity, promotion, or pay increases. It may also come in the form of harassment, bullying, and illegal termination.
Have you been unjustifiably terminated from your job? Do you suspect the reasons for your firing are illegal or unethical? If you live in Redondo Beach, South Bay, or anywhere in California and you have been wrongfully terminated, the employment attorneys at Kirtland & Packard can help.
If you are over the age of 40, there are laws protecting you against discrimination at your place of employment. In this short and informative video, Los Angeles work discrimination attorney Heather Baker Dobbs gives examples of what could be considered discrimination and what you can do if you suspect you are being mistreated due to your age.
In the state of California, you are protected from discrimination, harassment, and wrongful termination. In this short video, Redondo Beach employment law attorney Heather Baker Dobbs discusses your legal rights following mistreatment at work.
When you are employed, you are given certain rights from both the federal and the state government. The state of California is an at-will state, meaning employers don't necessarily have to given a reason to fire an employee. However, if you suspect that you were let go for a reason that violates your rights, our attorneys can help you with a wrongful termination lawsuit. Find out more about wrongful terminations here:
California is an “at-will employment” state. This means that, absent a contract or union protection, you can be fired from your job for nearly any reason at any time. However, if the underlying reason for your discharge is prohibited under California state law, you may have cause to take legal action against your former employer.