Wrongful Termination

New York City Fast Food Workers Just Declared Independence from At-Will Employment

As of today, July 4, 2021, fast-food workers in New York City are free from at-will employment, one of the oldest and least worker-friendly rules in employment law. At-will employment means that an employer can discharge workers at will “for a good reason, a bad reason, or no reason at all.”[1] This rule generally applies to all private employees in America…

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Reasons for Wrongful Termination

Getting fired can be a stressful and upsetting time in an employee’s life. But getting fired for a reason that is illegal can also give an employee a basis to bring a lawsuit to recover money. Here are some examples of reasons an employee may be fired that would be considered wrongful termination: Ignoring written or implied promises – If you…

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Beth Burns Former San Diego State Womens Basketball Coach Settles Wrongful Termination Lawsuit

Posted April 5th, 2018. For more information contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, , [email protected] SAN DIEGO, APRIL 5, 2018 – Beth Burns, the winningest women’s basketball coach in San Diego State University history (SDSU) inked a final settlement agreement with the University, putting a period on long and contentious litigation which began in 2014. The settlement follows a September 2016 victory in…

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Adds Additional Allegations and Two Commissioners as Defendants in Wrongful Termination and Retaliation Suit Against Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority

Posted January 17th, 2018. New Material Details MNAA’s Attempts to Defame Wigington, Damage His Reputation, And Retaliate Against Him After He Filed His Federal Suit For more information, contact Jamie Moss of newsPRos at or [email protected] January 17, 2018, Nashville, TN –Lawyers at representing Robert Wigington, the former President and CEO of the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority (“MNAA”), in a wrongful…

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Files Suit Against Metro Nashville Airport Authority for the Wrongful Termination & Retaliation of Former President & CEO Robert Wigington

Posted December 4th, 2017. Suit Alleges Violations of Family Medical Leave Act and Tennessee Disability Act For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, 201-493-1027, [email protected] December 4, 2017, Nashville, TN – today filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee against the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority (“MNAA”) on behalf of Robert Wigington, the Airport Authority’s former…

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Former SDSU Coach Beth Burns Wins Wrongful Termination Lawsuit

Posted September 28th, 2016. This article first appeared in San Diego Union-Tribune on September 28, 2016. By Dan Stack According to Mark Zeigler of the The San Diego Union-Tribune, ex-San Diego State (SDSU) women’s basketball coach Beth Burns has won her lawsuit against her former employer from wrongful termination. Zeigler writes that as a result Burns will receive a $3.35…

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