With California Governor Gavin Newsom’s signature on legislation in early February, most California workers can now count on up to two weeks of paid leave for absences due to COVID-19-related sickness. This legislation—Assembly Bill 84—effectively reinstates the previous supplemental sick leave benefits workers formerly had access to earlier in the pandemic. That law expired in… Continue reading Supplemental Sick Pay Reinstated for Many California Workers
A lawsuit filed in Wyoming Circuit Court on April 2 sees a Mercer County man claim wrongful termination against four mining and energy companies; Justice Highway Mining Inc., Dynamic Energy, Inc., Bluestone Industries, Inc., and EIN Energy, LLC. Ricky M. Varney has filed the suit on the grounds that he was wrongfully terminated after refusing… Continue reading Wrongful Termination Suit Brought against Four Mining and Energy Companies
Getting fired is tough. But getting fired – or wrongfully terminated – when discrimination is involved or public policy is violated is even tougher. Unless you are your own boss, you’re never immune from being terminated from a job, even when you feel like you’re the most qualified out of your co-workers. Being wrongfully terminated… Continue reading What is Considered Wrongful Termination in Los Angeles?