Wrongful Termination Lawyer in Hollister, CA
Nothing is more enraging than believing you were terminated wrongfully.
In California, an unfair termination involves the violation of specific
employment laws. If you believe you have been terminated due to discrimination
or refusing to perform an illegal act, then you may have grounds for a
wrongful termination suit. Bill Marder of Marder Employment Law can review
your case and get started on filing a suit within the first few days of
your meeting. He is known for handling all cases in a prompt and efficient
manner, and for his
millions of dollars in recoveries for wronged employees.
What are exceptions to California's "At-Will" Employment?
While California is an "at will" state (meaning employers can
fire whenever they want without having to provide a reason), the following
factors are exceptions:
- Firing after inducement
- Fraud or misrepresentation
- Implied contracts
- Retaliatory discharge
- Violations of employment contracts
- Violations of public policy (including sexual harassment and pregnancy
Reasons for your termination cannot be based on discrimination or any unlawful
activity. You cannot be fired for your race, sex, national origin, disability,
demanding overtime, for reporting OSHA safety violations, taking pregnancy
leave, refusing to sign an unlawful noncompete clause, or serving jury duty.
How Attorney Bill Marder Can Help Your Case
Attorney Bill Marder can help you gather evidence and investigate further
into your claims. He can review the details surrounding your employment
and review any employment contracts or agreements you signed to see whether
any laws were violated. With a lawyer by your side, federal employment
agencies and employers will take your case more seriously. He operates
on a contingency fee basis, which means that you do not pay him any fees
unless there is a recovery.
Damages you could be entitled to include back pay, lost benefits, emotional
distress, job retraining, fines or punitive damages. Bill Marder serves
wrongfully terminated employees all across California.
For more information about wrongful termination and to schedule your free
call (888) 796-4010 today!