In 2017, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) received 6,696 sexual harassment charges and obtained $46.3 million in settlements for victims of sexual harassment. In Colorado, sexual harassment claims made up 36 percent of the total number of EEOC claims.
When you are fired it can feel like it came out of nowhere and you are left grappling for answers. However, a surprise firing can also turn out to be wrongful termination if you are familiar with the signs.
Every successful company has their own way of doing things. It gives them an edge in a crowded marketplace. Protecting that edge is a big part of why noncompete agreements are made, but there a line where self-protection becomes an illegal handicap.