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Wrongful Termination Law in California – A Complete Guide by California Employment Lawyers

Address Phone Hours Ottinger Employment Lawyers750 N San Vicente Blvd,West Hollywood, CA 90069 213-204-8002 Mon-Fri: 9am-6pmSat-Sun: ClosedAdditional hours by request. Address Phone Hours Ottinger Employment Lawyers535 Mission St14th FloorSan Francisco, CA 94105 415-508-7786 Mon-Fri: 9am-6pmSat-Sun: ClosedAdditional hours by request. An Employee’s Guide to Wrongful Termination Suits in California Wrongful termination occurs whenever an employer fires an employee for an...

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Tech Layoffs: How to Know if You Have an Employment Lawsuit

Tech workers around the country have been on edge in recent months as companies resort to restructuring to weather uncertain economic conditions.  Following downsizing at Peloton, Lyft, and Twitter, Meta’s recent announcement of plans to cut 11,000 jobs from their workforce marks the largest of the layoffs that have rocked the tech industry so far in 2022.  Amazon followed...

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Wrongful Termination Lawyers in Los Angeles

If you are wrongfully fired or fired under illegal circumstances, you have rights that may allow you to collect compensation for your losses. Working with an experienced Los Angeles, wrongful termination attorney will help assure that those rights are protected. Ottinger Employment Lawyers know that one of the most challenging first steps is reaching out. Contact us now, and...

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Employment Contracts Attorney in NYC

Have you received a new job offer? Congratulations! That is a great accomplishment, especially when New York has recently seen unemployment rates as high as 8.2%. Though you should be grateful for a new employment opportunity, don’t forget what you bring to the table. If you’ve received an employment contract from your employer, don’t sell yourself short. Negotiate for...

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Your Employment Rights: A Guide for Workers

Are you facing a work-related problem? Maybe you’re worried that you’ve been discriminated against in the hiring process because of your race, gender, sexual orientation, or disability. Maybe there’s a problem with the way your company has been treating you, how much they’ve been paying you, or how many hours they ask you to work.   Maybe you’ve just lost...

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California Wrongful Termination in Violation of Public Policy

California employment relationships are generally at-will, meaning either party may terminate the relationship with or without cause at any time and for any reason or no reason at all. However, there are exceptions, and an employer cannot terminate an employee for reasons that violate California public policy. What Does It Mean to Violate “Public Policy?” A wrongful termination that...

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New York (NY) Wrongful Termination Laws

What NY workers need to know about their rights in cases of illegal retaliatory employment termination NY wrongful termination occurs when an employee is fired for an illegal reason.   But NY wrongful terminations are rare. This is because most all New York employees are employees-at-will.   An employee-at-will can be fired for any reason or no reason at all. Fairness...

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Union Employee | Referral

If you are a Union Employee, contact your Union Representative. Due to the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), Union Employees are not “at-will” employees, unlike most private-sector employees. This protects Union Members with rights other employees do not have. But because of the CBA, private attorneys are not allowed to represent Union Members in negotiations with their employer. Union clients...

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New York Severance Agreements

As a general rule, employment relationships in New York are at-will. Typically, that means you can be terminated for any reason (or even no reason), so long as your employer is not basing the decision on a discriminatory or retaliatory motive. Despite this general rule, many companies offer terminated executives New York  severance agreements to ease the transition for...

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