CA Employment Law FAQ

Category: Wrongful Termination

WHAT IS THE AVERAGE SETTLEMENT FOR WRONGFUL TERMINATION IN CALIFORNIA?

 WHAT IS THE AVERAGE SETTLEMENT FOR WRONGFUL TERMINATION IN CALIFORNIA? There are many factors that determine the average settlement for wrongful termination in California. Generally speaking, wrongful termination settlements include past lost wages, future lost wages (after the termination until you find another comparable job) and losses you sustained

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Can I Sue For Wrongful Termination?

CAN I SUE FOR WRONGFUL TERMINATION? Yes, you can. In California the law protects employees from being wrongfully terminated based on being a member of a protected class. It is illegal to terminate someone based on race, age (over 40), religion, ethnic origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical

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Can I Sue My Employer For Firing Me?

Can I Sue My Employer For Firing Me? Yes you can in certain circumstances. In California the law protects employees from being wrongfully terminated based on being a member of a protected class. It is illegal to terminate someone based on race, age (over 40), religion, ethnic origin, ancestry, gender,

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CAN YOU BE FIRED OVER THE PHONE?

CAN YOU BE FIRED OVER THE PHONE? Yes, you can be terminated over the phone. In California, employment is considered to be “at will”. This means that an employer can hire you or terminate you at any time. The “at will” doctrine also gives you the right to take a

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DOES TERMINATED MEAN FIRED?

DOES TERMINATED MEAN FIRED? Generally speaking, terminated means the same as fired. It means the employer decided to let you go from your job. In some circumstances an employer may use the term “terminated” to mean either that the employer ended the work relationship, or it can mean that the

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HOW LONG DOES WRONGFUL TERMINATION CASE TAKE?

HOW LONG DOES WRONGFUL TERMINATION CASE TAKE? Wrongful termination cases can take a year or more to resolve. However, many cases settle much quicker including some that settle within a few months. Generally though, most cases settle somewhere between 6 to 10 months after filing with the court. Windsor Troy

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HOW TO FILE FOR WRONGFUL TERMINATION?

HOW TO FILE FOR WRONGFUL TERMINATION? If you want to file a wrongful termination case, you should first consult with an attorney to go over the facts of your situation to see if you have a solid case for wrongful termination. Keep in mind that in California, wrongful termination in

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HOW TO SUE AN EMPLOYER?

HOW TO SUE AN EMPLOYER? If you think you might have an employment case, ask your lawyer to evaluate your situation and supporting facts to determine if you have a case. If you do, your attorney will draft the documents necessary to file in court. Windsor Troy

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CAN A COMPANY FIRE YOU FOR NO REASON?

 CAN A COMPANY FIRE YOU FOR NO REASON? The short answer is yes. In California employment is considered to be “at will” which means that you can be fired at any time with or without cause and for no reason. There are some exceptions to this general rule, however.

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