Labor Code §132a and Other Claims of Discriminatory Termination – The Prue Case

Labor Code §132a prohibits an employer from discharging or otherwise discriminating against an employee because the employee has filed (or made known his/her intention to file) a workers’ compensation claim. An applicant/employee can allege a violation of §132a by filing a petition with the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB). If there is a violation of