Keller & Heckman: Wrongful Termination: Mixed Motives and Damages in California (Harris v. City of Santa Monica)

I. THERE ARE MOTIVATIONS AND THEN THERE ARE MOTIVATIONS The Supreme Court of California recently addressed a challenging issue associated with employee wrongful termination actions. The Supreme Court considered the situation where an employee establishes a discriminatory motivation and the employer...

Good News/Bad News for Wrongful Termination - COTW # 135

Another day, another court decision striking down an employee's attempt to bring a "wrongful termination" claim. The Pennsylvania Superior Court case is Mikhail v. Penn. Org. for Women in Early Recovery , 2013 Pa. Super. LEXIS 82 (slated for publication in A.3d) [ an enhanced version...