Natalie Rose Sullivan’s Answers

Natalie Rose Sullivan

Seattle Litigation Lawyer.

Contributor Level 6
  1. Question re: potential wrongful termination, age discrimination

    Answered about 4 years ago.

    1. Natalie Rose Sullivan
    2. Alan James Brinkmeier
    2 lawyer answers

    It may be worth pursuing. Some things to look for would be a pattern and practice of age discrimination, a hostile work environment based on age (worse treatment of workers over 40 years of age compared with younger workers, or ageist comments), and whether the company is replacing the older workers they terminate with younger workers. It is helpful to document these things. You may also want to be ready for the possibility that the company will offer you a severance package upon termination...

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  2. There was a racial remark made to me at work, what should I do

    Answered about 4 years ago.

    1. Herbert J Tan
    2. Natalie Rose Sullivan
    2 lawyer answers

    When someone does report an incident of discrimination and/or harassment to the appropriate person in the company, it is best to do it in writing and not just verbally. It is also best to date and address the written complaint, include any other incidents of harassment or discrimination, and specify the belief that the discrimination and/or harassment is occurring due to, or on the basis of, the protected classification (i.e., race). In fact, it is generally best to document everything that...

  3. I worked for a large corporation for three years. About two years in i was charged with a felony grand theft charge that i accep

    Answered about 4 years ago.

    1. Natalie Rose Sullivan
    1 lawyer answer

    Chances are you were an at-will employee, unless you had a contract of employment that guaranteed you a job for a set period of time. If your boss had made you a specific promise of continued employment with sufficiently definite terms, including a duration, such as promising you a job for the next two years if you signed a plea deal, then you may have had a claim for breach of contract. But it doesn't sound like there were enough specifics for that. At most, there is the possibility of a...