Axis has been hired by an individual wrongfully terminated by a former employer, which is a national retailer. In California, it is unlawful under Fair Employment and Housing laws to terminate an employee for an unlawful reason, such as race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, or sexual orientation. Further, California law prohibits the firing of an employee for reasons that are fundamental to public policy, called a “Tameny” claim. Only employees (not independent contractors) can bring Tameny claims, and no Tameny claims may be brought against supervisors. Tameny claims cannot be brought against public entities.
Axis Legal Counsel represents clients in numerous kinds of lawsuits and disputes involving some of the nation’s largest employers. Whether it is harassment, discrimination, retaliation, hostile work environment, wage/hour, or other claims, Axis Legal Counsel is experienced in the field of employment and labor law and focused on providing high-quality legal service Axis’s managing attorney, Rabeh M. A. Soofi, is recognized as one of the “Top Women Lawyers in Southern California” by SuperLawyers, and is a Los Angeles Employment Attorney with experience representing numerous employees with a wide variety of employment claims.
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For information on retaining Axis Legal Counsel for any employment matter, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (213) 403-0130 for a confidential consultation. Axis is a Los Angeles, California employment law firm serving employees all over Los Angeles and California.