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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Civil Rights for Colorado on
Q: Needing to find a lawyer for wrongful termination, discrimination and retaliation against a company policy. HELP?!

I was just terminated due to violating company policies. Supervison stated I wasn’t following their company credit card policy procedures due to one transaction I had that was over $150,000 when another director(manager) was there during this transaction as well. The policies were never explained... Read more »

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Niran Grimberg answered on Oct 3, 2021

A lot more needs to be known regarding your situation in order to assess whether you have any legally actionable claims. I highly recommend you have a free consultation with an employment attorney so see whether you have been discriminated or retaliated against for any unlawful reasons.

3 Answers | Asked in Employment Law and Civil Rights for California on
Q: I’m a federal employee and going to refuse the vaccine mandate. If fired, will this violate laws meant to protect me?

Vaccine presidential mandate.

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Niran Grimberg answered on Sep 15, 2021

Federal law states that if an employee does not want to get vaccinated (must be for religious exemption or due to disability), they will be subject to weekly testing. Therefore, if you are not going to get the vaccine, you will be subject to weekly testing. Vaccination status is not a protected... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Employment Law and Communications Law for California on
Q: Boss instructed me to email his client.

If I state in the email, “I am sending on behalf of my boss” and cc my boss, am I personally endorsing the contents and attachments? Even if I was instructed to send.

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Niran Grimberg answered on Sep 15, 2021

California's Labor Code section 1102.5 states that if you complain/inform your employer of something you reasonably to be unlawful (in this case asking you to endorse contents and attachments), it is unlawful for your employer to retaliate against you. If you believe what your boss is asking... Read more »

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3 Answers | Asked in Employment Law and Employment Discrimination for California on
Q: What are proper steps to take ? Should I get a lawyer first?

So since working for employer I have had missing wages issues that never were addressed after a month of getting the run around I felt hopeless because the clock in were changing when I am well aware of my clock in times. Sunday was my normal schedule day and 4th of July landed on that day I was... Read more »

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Niran Grimberg answered on Sep 14, 2021

Under California Labor Code 1102.5, if you complain to your employer about something you reasonably believe to be unlawful, and the employer retaliates against you (in this case terminated you), you may have a case for whistleblower retaliation. I would recommend seeking a free consultation with an... Read more »

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4 Answers | Asked in Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Personal Injury for California on
Q: Can you help me sue my employer, the city of Oakland.

I have a workers comp case (Psych) as a result of bullying and threating by an operations manager. 1. I was retaliated against for filing a complaint (Denied a promotion, interference by Director of Public Works in the Workers Comp process) . 2. I was also harassed, discriminated against and... Read more »

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Niran Grimberg answered on Sep 13, 2021

These are serious allegations that seem to indicate you may have a legally actionable case. You likely want to seek out an attorney immediately so that he or she may assess your potential claims. Unfortunately, attorneys cannot solicit on this website, and you would have to contact an attorney of... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Libel & Slander for California on
Q: I need a lawyer to represent me in a wrongful termination against the county of sd hhsa
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Niran Grimberg answered on Sep 13, 2021

My advice to you would be to seek out an employment attorney (most give free consultations) as soon as possible and give them the facts of your case so that they may assess whether you have any legally actionable claims.

2 Answers | Asked in Employment Law for California on
Q: my manager threw my PTSD in face during an argument we had. I am trying to figure out what are my options

His word were along the lines of. Based on our past conversation, I never know which person I am going to get. You are always having your ups and downs. And I am just not sure which mood I am going to catch you. It makes it really hard

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Niran Grimberg answered on Sep 13, 2021

Under the Fair Employment and Housing Act ("FEHA"), it is unlawful for an employer of five or more employees to harass, discriminate, or retaliate against an individual based on a disability. If your manager knew about your PTSD, that would be considered a disability. At that point, it is... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for Texas on
Q: Can I change the "at-will" contract with my employer to "for cause" when I go to work for him/her?

How can I change an "at-will" contract with my employer

to give me more job security if there are any disciplinary actions brought upon me?

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Niran Grimberg answered on Aug 22, 2021

Being employed at-will means that you or your employer can terminate the employment relationship for no reason or for any reason, albeit a legal one. However, in order to obtain an employment contract, that is likely something you would have to request from the employer, given that both sides would... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Employment Law for California on
Q: Can my boss legally tell me to take more Ritalin to work more hours?

I confided in my boss that I have ADHD and had to go back on my Ritalin prescription to help with the increase workload, specifically with numbers and spreadsheet type activities. Normally I can manage my ADHD without stimulants but I am essentially covering 2 jobs at the moment and finding it... Read more »

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Niran Grimberg answered on Aug 26, 2021

In California, under the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) an employer with 5 or more employees may not harass, discriminate, or retaliate against an individual with a disability. ADHD would be considered a disability, and if you told your boss about it, your boss, under the FEHA, should have... Read more »

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