There are federal laws protecting workers from being fired based on several factors unrelated to job performance or ability. These include:
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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.
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.
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.