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Can You Be Fired For Taking Sick Days?
Can You Be Fired For Taking Sick Days? On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inWrongful Termination on Monday, August 14, 2017. The United States is an at-will employment country. At-will employment means that you can quit for any reason and your employer can fire you for any reason. The reason does not need to be fair nor reasonable. Your employer can …
Employee Wins Wrongful Termination Action Over Misconduct Claims
Employee Wins Wrongful Termination Action Over Misconduct Claims On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inWrongful Termination on Monday, July 10, 2017. As a worker in California, you may look at losing your job as a devastating event that you have no recourse to prevent if the company claims you violated your employment contract. However, if the company does not follow its …
Can Quitting A Job Still Be Considered Wrongful Termination?
Can Quitting A Job Still Be Considered Wrongful Termination? On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inWrongful Termination on Wednesday, June 7, 2017. In most cases, if you quit your job in California, it is considered a willful move on your part, and you have no grounds to claim you were wrongfully terminated. However, the American Bar Association notes there are some situations …
Can I be fired for refusing a drug test?
Can I be fired for refusing a drug test? On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inWrongful Termination on Thursday, April 27, 2017. If your employer at a private company in California tells you that you must take a drug test, you may wonder if state law allows it. Unfortunately, the answer to that is not necessarily simple. According to the State of …
Contract Employees And Termination
Contract Employees And Termination On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inWrongful Termination on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Termination for any or no reason is often acceptable under the at-will doctrine for those who do not have a written or implied contract. However, when an employee in California has an employment agreement, the employer has less discretion in …
Does An Employer Need A Good Reason To Fire You?
Does An Employer Need A Good Reason To Fire You? On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inWrongful Termination on Sunday, November 6, 2016. Many people assume that their boss cannot fire them unless there is “good cause.” Sadly, most people are wrong. In 49 states, employment is “at-will” which means either you or your employer can end the employer-employee relationship. This post will …
What you should do after losing a job, pt. 1
What you should do after losing a job, pt. 1 On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inWrongful Termination on Sunday, March 6, 2016. Laid-off, let-go and severance, there are many euphemisms for getting fired from a job. No matter the terminology your boss may use, it is a universal punch in the gut. It shakes your confidence in work and in family. But …
Wrongful termination does not always require being fired
Wrongful termination does not always require being fired On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inWrongful Termination on Sunday, December 6, 2015. Often your employer will know details about your personal life; this is how she would craft a schedule and job that fits with your life. When your relationship with your boss is going well, this is great. But this extra …
How to handle being wrongfully terminated?
How to handle being wrongfully terminated? On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inWrongful Termination on Monday, November 30, 2015. Being terminated is always traumatic. No matter how experienced you are, it remains a gut-wrenching feeling. A wrongful termination results when your boss violates an employment contract, or you are fired for an illegal reason. The nature of your employment …
Former employee sues grocer over termination
Former employee sues grocer over termination On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inWrongful Termination on Friday, September 11, 2015. In California, there are many employees who could tell you that every job has its ups and downs. Unfortunately, some jobs are more down than up, especially when your employer ignores your rights and treats you unfairly. Worse still, if …