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Former Sacramento Fire Chief Sues CIty for Wrongful Termination

The former chief of the Sacramento Fire Department, Gary Loesch, recently filed a $10 million wrongful termination suit against the city, claiming he was deliberately exposed to COVID-19 as a form of retaliation. Case background A former employee had filed a complaint against Loesch, which included several claims of harassment and discrimination based on age, Read More

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Ex-California Firefighter Files Major Wrongful Termination Lawsuit

A former firefighter from Montebello, California recently filed a federal whistleblower wrongful termination suit worth more than $5 million. That firefighter, Vernon Creswell, already won a $2.6 million payout from the city after a jury found in July 2015 that he was a victim of racial harassment and discrimination while working for the department. Cresswell Read More

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University of Michigan Pays $300,000 to Settle Wrongful Termination Lawsuit

The University of Michigan recently agreed to pay $300,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a former employer who alleged wrongful termination on the part of the school. The former employee was Amy J. Wang, who worked as an executive in technology services and the finance department. She claims she was fired after she blew Read More

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SkyWest Airlines Employee Awarded $2.45 Million in Wrongful Termination Suit

A U.S. District Court recently awarded $2.45 million in damages to John Hayes, a former employee of SkyWest Airlines, in a wrongful termination lawsuit. In the case, Hayes alleged the company had engaged in discrimination and wrongful termination. The verdict included $450,000 in actual damages and $2 million in punitive damages. The issue began when Read More

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Former California State Bar Director Files Wrongful Termination Suit

Former senator Joe Dunn has filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against the State Bar of California, claiming that the organization fired him from his position as Executive Director after he reported various ethical breaches and illegal activities by some of the agency’s high-ranking officials. The lawsuit came just days after Dunn received notice of his Read More

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