Avoiding Public Policy Violations

Wrongful discharge in violation of public policy means that an employee was terminated for an unlawful reason that violates explicit state or federal government public policy. A wrongful discharge in violation of public policy lawsuit can provide a successful plaintiff with a huge jury verdict. ‚Äč

  • Avoiding Public Policy Violations Overview

    Avoiding Public Policy Violations OverviewEven at-will employees cannot be terminated for an unlawful reason that violates public policy.  More »

  • Misleading Potential Employees

    Misleading Potential EmployeesThe California Supreme Court ruled that an employer who uses misrepresentations to induce an employee to take a job may be liable for fraud if the company later terminates the employee.   More »

  • Holding Corporations Liable for Wrongful Termination

    Holding Corporations Liable for Wrongful TerminationIn California, a corporate employer cannot be liable for punitive damages for wrongful termination except in certain cases regarding an officer, director or managing agent.   More »