If you have suddenly been terminated from your employment, you might believe you have been wronged by your employer and are wondering if you have any recourse under the law to vindicate your rights. At Minnis & Smallets, we have experienced attorneys who can evaluate your situation and determine if you have a case for wrongful termination.
Making a case for wrongful termination is filled with challenges that must be overcome, starting with the fact employment in California is at will in most cases, meaning the employer has the right to terminate your employment at any time, for any or no reason, and this is true even in the case where the reason given is not fair.
However, this is not a blanket right employers have because the law also provides that an employer cannot terminate someone for an unlawful reason. There is an overlap between reasons that are both unlawful and unfair, but there are also reasons which on their face are unfair, but they are not unlawful. It can be difficult to decipher whether you were wrongfully terminated without the right legal help.
To help in making these distinctions, the law provides specific situations under which it would be unlawful for an employer to terminate an employee, and these include the following:
If you believe you have been wrongly terminated, contact Minnis & Smallets today, and one of our experienced employment law attorneys in the San Francisco area will discuss your circumstances and offer legal advice as to the best way forward.
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