Wrongful Termination Cases in California

Employment and Labor Law

Wrongful Termination Under California Law Author: James Baker Editor: Dustin L. Collier The presumption in most employment agreements is that an employer can terminate or demote an employee “at-will,” or at any time for any reason.  Despite this presumption, the law does afford a remedy for employees demoted or wrongfully terminated for refusing to comply with an…

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Discrimination Under California Law and the Methods of Proving It

Employment and Labor Law

Authored by: James Baker, Discrimination Analyst Edited by: Dustin Collier Overview of California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act Anti-Discrimination Provisions California Government Code section 12940(a) prohibits discrimination in hiring practices or treatment in the workplace based upon: race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender,…

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Are You Receiving Proper Paystubs/Wage Statements? California Labor Code Section 226 Imposes Strict Requirements and Penalties on Employers

Employment and Labor Law

California Labor Code section 226 sets stringent requirements for employers with regard to employee paystubs.  These documents we are all accustomed to receiving are heavily regulated and many employers neglect or willfully fail to comply with these requirements.  Learn here whether you are receiving proper wage statements and what to do if you are not….

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Labor Code Sections 201-203: Employer Must Pay All Wages Due at Termination/Resignation or Pay Penalties!

Employment and Labor Law

California Labor Code section 201(a) provides, in pertinent part, as follows: “(a)   If an employer discharges an employee, the wages earned and unpaid at the time of discharge are due and payable immediately.” California Labor Code section 202(a) then provides, in pertinent part, as follows:  “(a)  If an employee not having a written contract for a…

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Using the Employer’s Bad Acts Towards Others As Evidence in Discrimination, Hostile Environment Harassment, and Retaliation Claims

Employment and Labor Law

Many employees come to me seeking to bring a discrimination, hostile environment harassment, or retaliation claim against their employer.  Often, the best evidence we have of the employer’s unlawful motive comes from circumstantial evidence of the employer discriminating against or retaliating against others.  To see a recent post I created related to the use of circumstantial…

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