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.
Losing your job is stressful enough, but when you think you were wrongfully terminated it can bring with it a host of other problems. Leaving on bad terms makes it difficult to find work in the future, you may be fighting retaliation and being “blacklisted” in your field, and meanwhile, your bills are piling up. […]
Your job is your livelihood, and if you are like millions of people in the world, you probably live paycheck to paycheck. You go to work on time, work hard, and expect an honest day’s pay for an honest day’s work. If something unexpected happens and you lose your job without warning or for unjust […]