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
Category: Wrongful Termination
Information about grounds for wrongful termination cases in California.
A wrongful termination lawsuit filed against Snapchat’s parent company, Snap Inc., by a former employee contains damaging allegations involving the company. The lawsuit accuses the company of wrongful termination and blackballing the former employee by damaging his reputation. Before being fired, the former employee was in charge of Snapchat’s growth and user engagement team. He … Continue reading
The former announcer for K-Love 107.5, a Spanish radio station in Los Angeles, is suing her former employer over allegations she was fired for having a medical condition. According to the suit filed against Univision, the former announcer lost her job after receiving treatment for a benign stomach tumor. The former announcer’s doctor informed her … Continue reading
If you are following the 2016 elections, you may have noticed that California Proposition 64 is seeking to legalize marijuana. Proposition 64 has provisions that specify employers can still drug-test and make employment decisions in regard to marijuana use. However, California has an existing law regarding marijuana use that sometimes creates issues in the workplace. … Continue reading
Dollar General has lost a lawsuit filed by a former cashier who was fired after taking a $1.69 bottle of orange juice to stave off a hypoglycemic attack. The story behind this lifesaving bottle of orange juice and Dollar General’s workplace policies have raised important questions about what rights workers with disabilities have during medical … Continue reading