California is an at-will state, which means that at any given moment, with or without reason, your employer can terminate you. That is unless they break one of the laws set in place to protect workers.
The Whistleblower amendment has recently been in the news again as proposed amendments were voted into law. These amendments were both a step backward and forward for whistleblowers, as it limited awards for cases resulting in an over $30 million payout – a substantial sum for most people, anyway, and only 3 of 59 recent […]
As a general rule, most employees do not take on a job with the expectation that they will have to be a whistleblower. When you work for a business, there is a duty of service that you plan to provide your employer in exchange for a paycheck and benefits as laid out upon the terms […]