When to Turn to a Wrongful Termination Lawyer
You may be surprised to hear it, but there is actually no such thing as wrongful termination in the workplace. But this is only true as long as there is not a contract in play that specifically states the reasons for why an employer can fire you. Most employers these days have those kinds of contracts.
What will a Lawyer Do?
A Los Angeles wrongful termination lawyer will know both sides of the law and help you navigate through the legal system. The legal system is very complex and there’s a lot that you probably don’t know. A wrongful termination lawyer will also fight for your rights aggressively and represent you in court.
When Do I Need an Employment Lawyer?
Examples of where
you would need a wrongful termination lawyer include:
If you have a strong disagreement with your employer but your employer doesn’t take you seriously and subsequently fires you.
If you file suit on your employer, as a result of being terminated, but don’t have a full understanding of both sides of the law.
If you have been fired for a reason that was not specified in the contract.
If you have been discriminated against by your employer based on age, gender, race or sexual orientation.
If you are not being paid the full amount of your wage
If you have pointed out something illegal to your employer, but they retaliate by firing you as a result.