Unlawful Termination: US Border Patrol Lawsuit
Unlawful termination can be the result of discrimination, illegal actions, breach of contract and so much more. An employee has the right to be treated fairly in the workplace, so that they can complete their job duties in a non-hostile environment.
US Border Patrol — Unlawful Termination Lawsuit
The American Civil LIberties Union of New Mexico and ex- employee US Border Patrol Agent, Bryan Gonzalez, have brought suit against the government department. Gonzalez is claiming that he was subjected to unlawful termination due to voicing his opinion on illegal immigration and drug legalization. The plaintiff was serving as a Border Patrol Agent and was fired after 2 years on the job. Gonzalez asserts that at no time did his personal opinions affect his ability to perform his work. Declaring a violation of his first amendment rights, Gonzalez is now seeking an undisclosed amount of damages.
Fighting Unlawful Termination in California
Unlawful termination can lead to an unexpected financial hardship that not only affects the employee, but also his or her entire household. When an employer allows an unlawful termination to occur, they can potentially be liable for all ensuing damages. As an employee in the workplace, you have legal rights that must be upheld at all times.
If your California employer is treating your unfairly, is about to engage in wrongful termination, or already has, then you should contact Shegerian & Associates. Working with experienced and highly skilled attorneys allows you to fight for your rights effectively. Contact them now to set up a consultation!