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Florida salesman files religious discrimination claim

A Florida car salesman has filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against a Nissan car dealership in Lakeland. The suit was filed on March 27. The lawsuit alleges that the car dealership breached the duties of good faith and fair dealing that it owed to its employee when it wrongfully terminated the man on Mar 28, 2016.

Were you wrongfully terminated? Stand up for your rights in court

Wrongful terminations happen often in the state of Florida. What doesn't happen often is a worker who actually holds his ex-employer legally accountable for a wrongful termination. Indeed, numerous instances of inappropriate job loss sail past the radar of the courts because the victims of the wrongful termination don't know that they've been harmed unjustly.

Was your wrongful termination a violation of public policy?

Sometimes an employee's firing represents a legal violation of public policy. Public policy laws relate to things that the public perceives as ethically inappropriate and morally reprehensible. Public policy laws relate to ethics and morality, so sometimes they are interpreted in different ways from attorney to attorney, judge to judge and state to state.

Whistleblowers do not have to face retaliation at work

If you see something untoward happening at the office, and you know it's wrong, you do not have to stay silent for fear of losing your job. Indeed, people who turn in their co-workers and/or companies for illegal behavior are protected by federal employment laws. The whistleblower act can be used to help Florida employees -- who lose their jobs because they did the right thing -- seek financial restitution and justice in court.

Discriminatory firing and wrongful termination suits

When a Miami employee is wrongfully terminated, it means that the employee was terminated from his or her job in a way that violated federal or state law. One of the most common categories of wrongful termination is discriminatory firing. This means that an individual was fired as a result of his or her race, religion, national origin, sexual preference, sex, disability, age, pregnancy status or another protected status.

Employee says home improvement firm wrongfully terminated him

The Florida home improvement corporation, JF & MB Home Improvement and Landscaping, Inc., is being sued by one of its former employees for wrongful termination. The lawsuit, filed late last month by an employee who says he was fired in retaliation for complaining about unpaid wages, cites claims relating to retaliation, unpaid wages, wrongful termination and breach of lease agreement.

Florida salesman accuses ex-employer of wrongful termination

An ex-employee of a bathing services company, Premier Baths, has sued his former employer for infractions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. In his lawsuit, the man is claiming damages related to wrongful termination, retaliation, unpaid wages and other issues.

Domestic violence shelter accused of wrongful termination

The Betty Griffin House is a special shelter for the victims of domestic violence located in St. John's County, Florida. Recently, six ex-employees of the shelter claim that they were wrongfully terminated from the Betty Griffin House. They also claim that the organization had hazardous safety conditions while they worked there.

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