Employment Attorney Describes Wrongful Termination

EMPLOYEE RIGHTS ALBUM COVER

California law protects employees against wrongful termination in the workplace. Though it is an “at-will” state, meaning that an employer can terminate a worker’s employment for any or no reason, there are exceptions to the rule. It is illegal for an employer to fire an employee due to protected statuses such as race, national origin, […]

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San Francisco loses wrongful termination case

Wrongful Termination Lawsuit

A former San Francisco Chief Trial Deputy, Joanne Hoeper, received a $2 million award in a wrongful termination lawsuit against her former employer, San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera. Hoeper filed a lawsuit against Herrera when she was terminated in 2014, claiming Herrera retaliated against her for having led a possible fraud investigation in 2012. […]

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Yoga guru sued for pregnancy discrimination and wrongful termination

Pregnancy Discrimination and Wrongful Termination

Yoga instructor and yoga school administrator Sharon Clerkin filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against yoga guru Bikram Choudhury after she was allegedly terminated for becoming pregnant. The lawsuit was filed in Los Angeles Superior Court. On November 26, 2016, a California judge ordered Clerkin’s employer, Choudhury, who recently moved to India to be deposed via […]

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