Haeggquist & Eck Files Pregnancy Discrimination and Wrongful Termination Case Against Sharp Health Plan

By | 2017-05-24T20:05:41+00:00 December 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Sharp Health Plan wrongfully terminated two employees who were eight months pregnant this fall because the women planned to take legally protected pregnancy leave, a new lawsuit filed by Haeggquist & Eck attorneys Alreen Haeggquist and Aaron Olsen alleges. Plaintiffs Natali Osuna and Veronica Osuna, who had respectively worked for Sharp for 11 years and [...]

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Haeggquist & Eck Sues Interwest Consulting Group for Wrongful Termination In Violation of Family Medical Leave Act and California Family Rights Act

By | 2017-05-24T20:12:24+00:00 October 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|

The employee rights advocates at Haeggquist & Eck have sued Interwest Consulting, Inc. for wrongful termination on behalf of the company’s former Director of Marketing. Plaintiff Sherry Beck is represented by Haeggquist & Eck attorneys Alreen Haeggquist and Aaron Olsen. Her lawsuit alleges that she was fired in September 2015, while on protected leave following the [...]

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Haeggquist & Eck Files Age Discrimination Lawsuit Against Largest U.S. Propane Distributor

By | 2017-05-24T20:12:39+00:00 October 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|

AmeriGas Propane, the nation’s largest propane distributor, wrongfully terminated and discriminated against a 67-year-old employee based on his age, a lawsuit recently filed by Haeggquist & Eck alleges. Jay Reeb worked for AmeriGas as a propane delivery driver for more than 26 years without a single negative writeup before he was fired for forgetting to [...]

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Employees: If you were fired because your employer mistakenly believed that you were engaged in whistleblowing, you may have a claim for wrongful termination in violation of public policy

By | 2015-06-29T08:43:12+00:00 December 19th, 2014|Employment Law, Retaliation, Whistleblower|

By Helaina L. Chinn, Esq. California law prohibits retaliation by an employer against an employee for whistleblowing. In creating this law, the Legislature found that it serves an important public policy to encourage employees to alert the appropriate authorities when the employee reasonably thinks his or her employer is breaking the law. In a recent [...]

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Victory for LGBT Workers as U.S. Senate Passes Federal Ban on Workplace Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity

By | 2015-01-06T13:49:39+00:00 November 8th, 2013|Discrimination, Employment Law|

In a victory for LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender) workers, the U.S. Senate approved a bill on Thursday which would ban workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (“ENDA”) would prohibit employers from firing, discriminating against, or refusing to hire employees or job applicants on the basis of [...]

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