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Was I wrongfully terminated?

Many people who are fired believe they were wrongfully terminated. "Wrongful termination" is a term of art referring to specific harassment and employment discrimination based on being a member of a protected class. Being fired without good cause may be unfair, but it is not necessarily illegal.

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If you believe you have been wrongfully terminated, you can contact the Department of Fair Employment and Housing at the link below and file a complaint. You can either have DFEH investigate the claim, or request a right to sue letter. If you do the latter, you may want to retain legal counsel to represent you in your case, as these matters can be complicated.

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