Losing your job can be traumatic and stressful. You were depending on your income to pay the bills and take care of your family. Now that your income has disappeared, you may feel lost and unsure where to turn.
We understand – and we want to help.
As an employee in the state of California, you have many legal rights and protections available to you. Unfortunately, in many cases, employers violate these rights – often including wrongful terminating you.
Our experienced employment lawyers can help you determine whether your rights were violated through unlawful termination, and we can help you fight for compensation when necessary.
Please contact us today to schedule a free, confidential consultation.
California is an “at-will” employment state. This means that employers can terminate employees for any reason, even if it seems unfair – unless the reason is unlawful.
Below are several examples of unlawful termination. It is not legal for your employer to fire you for any of the following reasons:
In many cases, employers will come up with a “fake” reason to fire you to cover for their real, unlawful reason. For example, an employer may come up with an excuse to fire you because he/she doesn’t want to accommodate your medical condition. If you feel that your employer is making up a false excuse to fire you, and the real reason is unlawful, an experienced employment attorney can help you make sense of your options.
If you were wrongfully terminated, you may be able to recover some or all of the following damages:
If you were unlawfully fired, you may be entitled to compensation. Here are three critical “first steps” to defending your rights.
If you think that your employer may have fired you improperly, we are here to help.
SWemploymentlaw is focused solely on helping employees preserve their rights and helping them obtain compensation if those rights have been violated.
Fighting for your rights is all that we do! And we work exclusively on contingency basis, which means we only get paid if we win the case, and you don’t have to pay anything out of your own pocket.
We have settled and tried cases winning millions of dollars in awards for clients whose employers have wrongfully terminated them, in addition to other ways the employer may have broken the law. Many of these types of situations are ideal for class action treatment.