What Is Wrongful Termination?

By: JML Law | December 12, 2018.
What Is Wrongful Termination?

California is an “at-will” employment state. This means that employers and employees are allowed to terminate their job without notice, at any time, and with or without cause. This presumption provides freedom for both employer and employee, but it does not excuse all termination. In other words, your job can’t just fire you for no reason. They are responsible for documenting any and all instances and situations that involve the decision of your termination. For example, they are to document any warnings given to you, poor evaluations of your work, or any conversation surrounding your challenges at work. The reason workplaces are so diligent about documenting is because as an employee you still have rights and if you are terminated for other reasons then you may have a claim for wrongful termination.

Wrongful Termination is a legal term that represents employees that have been terminated, but the termination breaches the employment contract or a statute or provision in employment law has been broken. In Los Angeles JML Law, A Professional Law Corporation, we practice employment law and have a specialization in wrongful termination. Our Los Angeles wrongful termination attorney has over 40 years of experience with clients who have dealt with getting fired for the wrong reason. We fight hard for our clients and have even taken cases to the Californian Supreme Court. We have a firm belief that in order to keep our communities healthy then we must do all we can to protect the right of our citizens. We know that you want to work and you want to do your best. We also know that in this progressive world there are still a lot of regressive ideas. Don’t feel hesitant to contact a wrongful termination attorney. If you feel it in your gut that something went wrong then you are probably right.

If you are still curious about wrongful termination then you are searching the right site. Here is a list of reasons how you can be wrongfully terminated:

  • Age
  • Ancestry
  • Religion
  • Disability
  • Marital Status
  • Medial Condition
  • National Origin
  • Race
  • Sex
  • Gender identity and expression
  • Sexual orientation

That list also represents the kinds of discriminatory practices that happen within the workplace too. These discriminatory practices can bleed into how your coworkers and management see you. Which in turn can manipulate how you are perceived and how they want to perceive you too. There are other reasons for wrongful termination as well that do not fit into typical discriminatory practices. For example, you can be wrongfully terminated because of retaliation as a result of you calling out practices that are illegal or unlawful.

Whichever the situation, if you are searching for wrongful termination when there is a good chance that it has happened and you are looking for answers. Call 818-610-8800 or click here to start a free conversation with us today about your situation. We have all the knowledge and experience to help guide you through this process and get you the justice that you deserve.

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