At Moorad, Clark and Stewart, we handle a wide range of employment law matters, including wrongful termination and discrimination. California is what is known as an employment-at-will state. This means that you can legally be fired at any time, for any reason, unless you are employed by the government or you have a contract with your employer. However, that does not mean that you do not have any rights, there are exceptions to this general rule.
The good news is that there are various state and federal laws that protect you from being fired for certain reasons, such as reporting illegal activity, age, race, gender, pregnancy, injury, or complaining about sexual harassment. You have rights.
If you feel you were unfairly or illegally fired, schedule a free consultation with our wrongful termination experts at Moorad, Clark and Stewart. With over 30 years of experience, we can help.