From financial hardships to career challenges, losing a job can be very difficult. However, when someone is wrongfully fired, the experience can be even more troubling. In California cities such as Santa Clara and Palo Alto, those who have experienced wrongful termination may have depression and anger and be unsure of which steps to take next. Sometimes, people who are let go cannot find another job in their line of work, which may lead to lasting financial problems and other hurdles.
A woman claims that her former South Carolina employer wrongfully fired her because she blew the whistle on the company's unlawful practices. In addition to retaliation, the woman also says that she was discriminated against over her age and gender, according to her lawsuit. Her former employer denied the accusations in a statement that was distributed.