Most people cannot afford to lose their jobs. We depend on our income to support ourselves and our families. However, all too often, workers are terminated for illegal reasons in Los Angeles. At the Azadian Law Group, PC, we help workers who have been wrongfully terminated from their jobs. Below, our wrongful termination lawyers discuss the most common illegal reasons an employer fires a worker and what you can do if you have been a victim.
When you go to work in an “at-will” employment state, you know that you can be fired for just about any reason. However, both state and federal law offers protection from termination for a variety of reasons. Importantly, you cannot be fired for discrimination or retaliation. You also cannot be fired for requesting or participating in state and federally protected programs. Broken down, the following are illegal reasons to fire an employee:
If you think you have been terminated from your job illegally, you should seek legal assistance as soon as possible. At the Azadian Law Group, PC, we are dedicated to helping workers who have faced discrimination and retaliation in the workplace. Let us investigate your case and work to obtain the compensation you deserve, including:
If you need a Los Angeles wrongful termination attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation by clicking here or calling us at 213-229-9031.