If you feel you are being wrongfully terminated or you are wrongfully discharged, or dismissed, people use that term “wrongful termination” all the time. The thing is, it’s not really a thing. It’s not a claim. It’s not a cause of action – it’s more of a term of art that comprises several different notions of illegal or unjust firings from your job.
According to at least one employment lawyer’s opinion, roughly 300,000 African-American federal employees right now are suffering in a hostile work environment.
The Age Discrimination in Employment Act [“ADEA”] is a federal law that prohibits discrimination in hiring, promotion, or firing based on age decision [factors] if the employee in question is 40 or over.
The needs of the individual – you – with your condition, your bona fide disability under federal law and what the employer (the many) needs to do to ‘reasonably accommodate,’ to be flexible to your needs–that to the employer (the many)–is basically a pain in their butt, because it’s higher maintenance, more cost, but they have to do it under the law and that’s the balance, that’s the test of reasonable accommodation.
If you filed a complaint with your company and the human resource department calls you down to discuss it, I know you are probably anxious about going, but you need to go, and you need to cooperate with their investigation.
If you are being sexually harassed in the workplace and you work for a tiny mom-and-pop employer with let’s say 3 employees, what do you do?
Yes, the short answer is you can be fired from your private sector job for your political opinions. There is no first amendment right, there is no free speech in your private sector workplace. That’s to prevent the government from interfering with your ability to express yourself.
If you are returning from maternity leave and you are breastfeeding your baby, you are definitely entitled to pump milk, to express milk in your workplace, and your employer must accommodate that need.
“Is it sexual harassment if my boss stares at me all day?” By Jack Tuckner Esq. Yes, its sexual harassment…
If you are being fired from your job and so-called reduction-in-force or RIF, the question is if its legitimate RIF.