Netflix Wrongful Termination
Top Los Angeles Netflix Wrongful Termination Attorney
Netflix is one of the largest streaming providers in the nation. It employs thousands of workers in the state of California. However, Netflix is no stranger to wrongful termination and accusations of discrimination. If you find yourself victim to being wrongfully terminated by Netflix, you should immediately contact an employment lawyer to discover your rights. The Netflix Wrongful Termination Attorneys at Miracle Mile Law Group have the skills to recover damages on your behalf.
What Is Considered Wrongful Termination?
California adheres to numerous federal laws that outlaw and prevent wrongful termination and discrimination. These laws include the following:
- Civil Rights Act of 1967, essentially makes it illegal to fire someone on the basis of a protected characteristic or a protected activity. Protected characteristics/activities include, among others, age, race, and disability.
- The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 196, outlaws discrimination against individuals over the age of 4, which are considered to be part of a protected class. Therefore, employers cannot take negative actions against these individuals due to their age.
- The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, all employers, including Netflix, with 15 more or more employees must provide reasonable accommodations
- The California Family Rights Act, which outlaws retaliation against those who take time for a disability.
California also has robust protections in place for employees. In California, it is illegal to discriminate on the basis of:
- Veteran status
- Victims of domestic violence, stalking, or assault
- National origin
- Gender expression
- Age (40 years old and older)
- Genetic information
- Marital status
- Sexual orientation
- Medical condition
- Mental disability
- Physical disability
If you feel as though Netflix wrongfully terminated because any of the above reasons, contact a lawyer with experience in Netflix wrongful termination cases. These cases have a statute of limitations, so it is important to move fast.
How do I file a wrongful termination lawsuit?
If you feel like you were wrongfully terminated by Netflix, the first thing you should do is understand your rights. Here at Miracle Mile Law Group, we have attorneys standing by who are willing to inform you of your claims regarding Netflix wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, and retaliation (just look at our practice areas). Knowledge is key in employment lawsuits, and when it comes to Netflix wrongful termination, understanding what Netflix did wrong can help you recover damages for your wrongful termination case.
Next, you should contact the Human Resources department at Netflix and demand your employment file. In California, Netflix is required to give you your whole personnel records relating to your employment within 35 days. After you receive your file, you’ll have a better understanding of whether you have a Netflix wrongful termination case.
Lastly, you can either contact an attorney to help file a lawsuit on your behalf or you can contact the Department of fair Employment and Housing (DFEH). Keep in mind, there are statute of limitations (the deadline to file lawsuit before you are barred from bringing the claim) in wrongful termination cases. Contact an attorney today to see if your case can still be pursued.
How much is my wrongful termination lawsuit worth?
If you win your case against Netflix, you may be entitled to the following damages
- Lost Back Pay and Future Pay – Back pay is compensation for wages you should have received if not for the termination. Front pay is for future earnings.
- Emotional Distress Damages – Emotional distress damages is also known as pain and suffering, may be a form of recovery under FEHA. Often times a bad termination can cause depression and anxiety and you can be compensated for these losses.
- Punitive Damages Punitive damages punish Netflix’s acts that are with malice, fraud, or oppression. However, punitive damages are not commonly given in employment cases unless there is particularly horrible behavior.
- Attorneys’ Fees – You may be also to receive attorney’s fees for your Netflix wrongful termination case.
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Miracle Mile Law Group is on hand to provide you with a lawyer who can help fight Netflix for wrongful termination.
Our attorneys are available 24/7 for a free consultation, so call us today at (888) 244-0706. All consultations are absolutely confidential.
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