Any company, big or small is obligated to treat each and every employee lawfully and respectfully. Do not let the conglomerate nature of Target intimidate you or hinder you from pursing a case if you feel as if you were wrongfully terminated. While the Target Corporation is the eighth largest department store retailer in the United States, this does not give them an excuse by any means to discriminate against their employees. If you believe you have been wrongfully terminated from Target, California Labor Law Employment Attorneys Group will assist by providing you one of our top Target wrongful termination lawyers in Los Angeles. Exercise your rights, and take advantage of these monetary incentives. Target wrongful termination cases can have an average value of over $50,000; this is not money you want to walk away from, especially if Target has already taken so much from you.
Wrongful termination can be classified as being illegally fired according to the law, including any kind of antidiscrimination law. Retaliation, which is the firing of someone in response to an employee who has filed a complaint against their employer, is also illegal. There are many different bases for wrongful termination. As a Target employee, your rights are no different than anyone else’s and you are protected from discrimination first, under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, as well as other State laws. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act does not allow for employers to discriminate against anyone based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. If Target has discriminated against you based on any of these, it’s time to sue Target for wrongful termination.
Has Target asked you to quit because you were pregnant? Then your rights were violated under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) of 1964, an amendment of the Civil Rights Act. The PDA determined pregnancy, childbirth, and any related medical conditions fall under the category of sex, therefore you cannot be fired based on this alone. Your rights as a mother and employee are sacred; do not be afraid to sue Target for pregnancy discrimination and illegal termination. We can pair you up with a lawyer with experience in Target wrongful termination cases to look at how specifically your role as a pregnant woman has played into your wrongful termination.
The Civil Rights Act also covers racial discrimination. If you were fired or experienced any sort of unlawful employment practices based on your race or color, it is vital you turn to one of California Labor Law Employment Attorneys Group’s top Target racial discrimination attorneys in Los Angeles. Unlawful employment practices defined by the law are any failure or refusal to hire or discharge an individual; discrimination in respect to compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment; or the limiting, segregating, or classifying of employees that withholds employment opportunities or has a negative effect on employment status. Target discrimination attorneys can help you reprimand employers who use race to discriminate.
The California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) is another law that seeks to prevent discrimination in the work place. Protected statuses are extended to race or color, ancestry or national origin, religion or creed, age (over 40), mental and physical disability, sex and gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, and military or veteran status. If Target has wrongfully terminated you based on your age, then it is time to connect with a Target age discrimination lawyer. You are protected under the FEHA is you are work at a company that employs 5 or more people, which all Targets do. The FEHA also provides other rights for the protected such as job secured time off and reasonable accommodation. There is no minimum for how long you had to have been working at Target to be covered under this law. If you feel you have been wrongfully discriminated against based on your age or any of the other protected statuses listed, California Labor Law Employment Attorneys Group with connect you with a lawyer who can help sue Target for wrongful termination right away.
If Target wrongfully and illegally fired you because of a disability, then it’s time to sue Target for disability discrimination. As a California resident with a disability you are protected under the FEHA as well as the Federal law. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was established in 1990 in order to protect disabled individuals by prohibiting any kind of discrimination against them in all areas of public life, including work, school, and transportation. As a Target employee you are protected under the law because the ADA covers employees who work at companies that employ 15 or more individuals. The FEHA and the ADA work together in that they both prohibit any discrimination of employment and require employers to provide reasonable accommodations to those who identify as disabled. The ADA defines a disability as a physical or mental condition that prevents someone from performing any major life activity; a history of disability; or a physical or mental impairment that is not transitory, meaning it must last 6 or more months. If you identify as disabled and were wrongfully terminated by Target because of this, then it is time to take on a wrongful termination lawsuit against Target.
California Labor Law Attorneys Group will also look at your case even if the outcome was not getting fired, but you felt as though you were harassed. Based on your claim, we can provide you with a Target harassment lawyer or case depending, a Target sexual harassment lawyer, who will fight for your rights in the work place. You are protected from sexual harassment under the Civil Rights Act and the US Employee Equal Opportunity Employment Commission (EEOC). Sexual harassment is considered any sort of unwanted, explicit or implicit, sexual advancement, request for sexual favors, or verbal or physical conduct of sexual nature. If you want pursue a law suit against target for sexual harassment, you must first file a complaint with the EEOC to have your case assessed before you can file a charge against Target. You have 300 days from the date of allegation to file the charge, and if the case is not settled by EEOC, you have 90 days to take it to court. It was mentioned earlier that retaliation is illegal as well. If Target harasses you and retaliates against you after filing a Target wrongful termination lawsuit, your rights have been violated once again. It is illegal under Title VII to retaliate against someone for filing a discrimination charge; testifying; or participating in an investigation, proceeding, or litigation.
Los Angeles Target Wrongful Termination Lawyer
Not only can you seek the satisfaction of legal justice from a Target wrongful termination lawsuit, there are many possible remedy outcomes such as back pay, front pay, hiring/reinstatement, promotion, out-of-pocket expenses, policy changes, training, reasonable accommodations, and more. Target wrongful termination lawsuits can be worth upwards of $100,000. California Labor Law Employment Attorneys Group care’s about worker’s writes and we are not afraid to take on the big corporations like Target. Schedule your free consultation to be placed with a California wrongful termination attorney for Target employees. We understand your value as an employee and our priority is for you to win your case, not take your money. That is why we have a zero-fee guarantee policy where we do not charge anything except a small fee if that case has been won. The lawyers here do not see you simply as red sheep enacting out the Target motto. Each and every worker is an individual with rights that should not be violated. Get started on your journey to redemption with a lawyer who has experience in Target wrongful termination cases now!