In California, usually employment is considered to be “at will.” Therefore, an employer is often free to terminate at-will employees for good cause, or bad cause, or no cause at all and the employee is equally free to quit, strike, or otherwise cease work. The termination of an “at-will employment” therefore, does not usually create legal liability. However, the power to terminate at will employment is not always absolute. There are exceptions to at-will employment, such as:
Mr. Lorman has over 20 years experience representing employees who have been wrongfully terminated. If you believe you may have been wrongfully terminated, please call us for a free consultation.