Suing for wrongful termination
If you believe that your employer fired or laid you off from your job because of race, gender, age, sexual orientation/gender identity, religion, and national origin, call us at 888-762-0297 and ask to speak with a wrongful termination lawyer.
We can help clients resolve their wrongful termination claims in Los Angeles, San Jose, Sacramento, San Bernandino, and throughout California.
We don't charge for consultations.
California is an "at-will" employment state. "At-will" employment means - your employer can fire you at any time for any reason but not an illegal or prohibited reason, or a breach of your contract.
Wrongful termination in violation of federal laws
Firing an employee because of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, religion, pregnancy status, military or veteran status, or due to their bias about your abilities based on your age, a physical or mental disability (including, in some cases) a disability of someone you're associated with is illegal in the US.
Wrongful termination in violation of public policy
In California, you can sue for wrongful termination if it happened in violation of public policy:
Exercising a legal right, such as voting,
Refusing to do something illegal (e.g., submitting false tax returns or lying on reports your company presents to the government), and
Reporting illegal conduct.
Wrongful termination laws in California
The laws protecting California workers include the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), the Labor Code, and the Industrial Welfare Commission's Wage Orders.