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What “At-Will” Employment Means Under California Law

What “At-Will” Employment Means Under California Law

Most employees in California are considered to be “at-will” employees. At-will employment means that the employee is free to leave their jobs at any time and employers are likewise free to fire the employee at any time for any lawful reason—or even no reason at all. . . .Continue Reading

Constructive Discharge in California: Did I Quit or Was I Fired?

Constructive Discharge in California: Did I Quit or Was I Fired?

California employees are often faced with a difficult situation: workplace conditions have become so intolerable that they must quit their job. In these situations, California law does not always treat an employee’s resignation as quitting…. Continue Reading

Two Weeks’ Notice Letters: Are They Required by California Law?

Two Weeks’ Notice Letters: Are They Required by California Law?

Generally, California employees are not required by law to give any advance notice to their employer before they quit their job. In some cases, however, the terms of an employment contract could require a specific… Continue Reading

Wrongful Termination Law in California

Wrongful Termination Law in California

Wrongful termination happens when an employment relationship is ended by an employer in violation of the employee’s legal rights. This article explains the important limits that California law places on an employer’s ability to terminate their employees. . . .Continue Reading

The 5 Most Common Illegal Reasons to Be Fired in California

The 5 Most Common Illegal Reasons to Be Fired in California

Illegal firings happens when an employment relationship is ended by an employer in violation of the employee’s legal rights. In California, these situations are often referred to as wrongful terminations. They can arise when an… Continue Reading