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Can You Be Fired For Your Political Views?

On behalf of , P.C. posted in wrongful termination on Friday, May 22, 2020.

The freedom to hold our own political views is very important in America. In most instances, this is covered by the First Amendment. You are allowed to have any views that you'd like, as long as they do not endanger…

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Fired Worker Sues Walgreens For Wrongful Termination

On behalf of , P.C. posted in wrongful termination on Tuesday, September 24, 2019.

One former California Walgreens worker is suing the large drugstore chain after the senior maintenance mechanic was fired from his job. The man told another co-worker that a "wet vac" was needed to clean up spilled products on the floor…

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Workers Face Retaliation For Reporting Discrimination

On behalf of , P.C. posted in wrongful termination on Tuesday, June 18, 2019.

Workers in the San Francisco Bay Area continue to face sexual harassment or other types of inappropriate behavior on the job. Even more upsetting, those who attempt to report wrongdoing can face retaliation. Workers have lost jobs and promotions because…

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How A Termination Can Be Deemed ‘Wrongful’

On behalf of , P.C. posted in wrongful termination on Monday, August 1, 2016.

Being terminated from a job, whether it was a firing or as part of lay offs, is never fun. Anyone in that situation is going to be upset and have thoughts centered on whether they were treated fairly or not.…

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Woman Sues Nursing Company For Wrongful Termination

On behalf of , P.C. posted in wrongful termination on Monday, June 6, 2016.

A couple of months ago, we wrote a post about wrongful termination and how there are certain circumstances where a company fires or terminates an employee that leads to a lawsuit. This is an important subject, and today, we have a…

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Some Situations Where Wrongful Termination Applies

On behalf of , P.C. posted in wrongful termination on Monday, April 25, 2016.

When an employee is fired or discharged from their job, it is natural to be angry and upset with your employer. You may think back to some conversations you had with supervisors or conflicting ideas you had with fellow employees,…

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Protected Speech & Profanity: When Is It Illegal To Fire Someone?

On behalf of , P.C. posted in wrongful termination on Tuesday, February 16, 2016.

Anyone who has been fired from a job has likely had the following thought, if only fleetingly: "Was I fired for the reasons my employer stated, or was that just an excuse?" Unfortunately, too many employers are able to fire…

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U.S. Supreme Court Hears Important Employment Retaliation Case

On behalf of , P.C. posted in wrongful termination on Tuesday, January 19, 2016.

For the most part, private companies have a lot of leeway when it comes to the reasons behind their hiring, firing and demotion decisions. The public sector, however, is different. Government employees are generally protected from employment retaliation when exercising…

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