If you are at risk of losing your job or you’ve been told that you’re no longer needed in your workplace, it’s important to know what your rights are. When you know what you’re legally entitled to, as well as how to take action against your former employers, you’ll be able to take a proactive […]
Summary Judgment Reversed In Wrongful Termination Action.
More than a year after plaintiff’s employment was terminated, he brought an action against his employer for common law wrongful termination against public policy, contending he was treated unfairly and discriminated against because he suffered a work-related injury and was disabled. Defendant employer brought a motion for summary judgment, arguing plaintiff’s action is barred by the exclusivity doctrine under Workers’ Compensation statutes and the one-year statute of limitations under the Fair Employment and Housing Act
Previously We Reported: No Wrongful Termination When Contract Not Renewed.
Actress brought suit for wrongful termination after her contract for a sixth season of a television show was not renewed. The trial court denied defendant’s motion for a directed verdict, and defendant sought extraordinary relief. The Court of Appeal granted the petition,
“You Can’t Blow The Whistle On Us, Whistleblower!” Says TSA.
The Homeland Security Act of 2002 provides the Transportation Security Administration [TSA] shall prescribe regulations prohibiting disclosure of information detrimental to the country’s security, which regulations TSA passed. In 2003, TSA briefed all air marshals, including the plaintiff here, about a potential plot to hijack passenger flights. A few days later, in a move to […]
Wrongful Termination “Tameny” Claim.
An employee of a private university reported numerous instances of misconduct committed by her immediate supervisor and was fired. In her action for wrongful termination in violation of public policy, the university argued the illegal conduct the employee reported involved an injury only to the pecuniary interests of the university, and not to the public […]