If you are interested in suing a former employer for wrongful termination, there a few things you should know about this specific type of employment lawsuit. In wrongful termination cases, you are asking the jury to award you money, which is known as awarding damages. Usually these damages are monetary, and they are usually the … Continue reading
Category: Wrongful Termination
Information about grounds for wrongful termination cases in California.
What does it mean to be employed “at-will?” At-will employment means that an employer can terminate an employee at any time, without cause or prior notice. Employees, too, are able to terminate employment at any time without cause or notice. Does that mean you can be fired for literally any reason? Not exactly. Under the … Continue reading
When does spousal jealousy cross the line in the workplace? Can it lead to workplace discrimination? A recent case out of Pennsylvania discusses the issue. In Sztroin v. PennWestIndus Trucks, LLC, a woman filed a lawsuit against a forklift dealership, alleging that she had been fired because the president of the company’s wife did not … Continue reading
Many situations can arise that would cause a worker to want to temporarily leave their job. They may have become injured, have a new child in the family, or want to leave to care for loved ones. While laws exist protecting worker rights to have leave time for these reasons, workers still may want to … Continue reading
In the chicken industry, farmers that are categorized as independent contractors have to provide their own equipment, and are subject to practices most people would consider unfair by massive food corporations. For example, in 2008, a man rallied local farmers to file complaints against Tyson foods with the United States Department of Agriculture and their … Continue reading