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.
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?
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.
If you are being fired from your job and so-called reduction-in-force or RIF, the question is if its legitimate RIF.