You may have justification to file a wrongful termination claim or lawsuit if so. By doing so, you can pursue such damages as financial compensation and reinstatement to your job. Hiring a New York wrongful termination attorney may boost your chances of success.
If you were forced to resign for an illegal reason in California, then you may be able to file a claim against your employer. A forced resignation could be wrongful termination in some situations. In some situations, it is illegal to force an employee to resign from his or her job. Here is a closer look at forced resignation in California.
When Is My Forced Resignation Illegal In California?
It can be illegal when someone is forced to resign in California. If you are forced to resign for the following reasons, it may have been illegal:
Many employers now use artificial intelligence (AI) for the hiring process, resulting in new guidance for AI and employment law claims. In the employment context, the use of AI typically means that the developer relies partly on the computer’s own analysis of data to determine which criteria to use when making recruitment decisions.
In many cases, if you work for an employer on at-will employment terms, you can be fired without your employer giving you a reason. You can also terminate your employment without having to provide a reason for quitting.
However, there are some situations in which you may be fired illegally. State and federal laws prohibit employers from firing an employee because of discrimination, whistleblowing or because they have applied for workers’ compensation or family or medical leave. If this has happened to you, you may have grounds to sue your employer.
If you were fired illegally, you may have a wrongful termination claim. This is because there are both federal and state laws that protect workers from being fired illegally. Many wrongful termination claims are as a result of the employer breaking one of these laws.
This overview will address some of the more common reasons an employee might sue an employer. It will also explain the basics of the process and the damages to which you may be entitled.
An employer may be breaking the law if they aren’t paying you in a timely manner or if they aren’t paying you the wages you’ve earned. You might think you can just refuse to work in these circumstances.
This could be a mistake. As this overview will explain, you have other options to consider before jeopardizing your employment by refusing to do your job.
California workers will get additional protections starting in January 2023. There are two new laws that will go into effect in January that will impact employee leave.
More and more people are needing to take time off to care for family members, including senior parents, sick family members, and children. New labor laws in California will make it easier for workers to keep their jobs while also taking care of their loved ones.
Age discrimination is very real, and millions of people are experiencing it as they get older. Although age itself isn’t a disability, conditions that are age-related are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
If you’ve experienced age discrimination or your employer has violated ADA protections for people with age-related disabilities, you can file a claim against that employer and hold them accountable for violating the law.
California fast food workers have more voice in their industry and more protection under the new Fast Food Accountability and Standards Recovery Act. Gavin Newson signed the Fast Food Accountability and Standards Recovery Act into law in 2022, and it became effective on January 1, 20203. The FAST act is just one of several new California employment laws designed to give workers better protection.