Category: Recourse

4 Women Who Were Fired for Being Pregnant and Fought Back

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Pregnancy discrimination has been illegal for decades. The federal Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) was enacted in 1978. The California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) provides some of the strongest protections against pregnancy discrimination in the U.S. Yet, incredibly, some employers continue to discriminate against pregnant workers. Fortunately, women today know their legal rights. The…

Wrongful Termination: Your Rights and Recourse

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Orange County Wrongful Termination Walter Biggins, an industrious chemist for Hazen Paper Company, often took work home and fiddled with solvent formulas in his kitchen sink. By all accounts, Mr. Biggins’ concoctions allowed Hazen Paper Company to reduce its releases of hazardous fumes and increase sales. Biggins, because he had substantially enriched the company’s bottom…