California Employment Law
California Employment Law Questions Answered by Legal Experts
When an instructor at a California State University is evaluated using arbitrary standards, what laws (case #XXXXX etc) are available to protect the teacher from being fired for "poor" classroom performances?
Does arbitrary standards for evaluations to keep employment violate California's definition of fair practice and good faith and fair dealing?
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From your response, I have the impression that I did not clearly communicate my question. I did read the case document you recommended (Pomona College v. Superior Court, 45 Cal. App. 4th 1716 (Cal. App. 2d Dist. 1996) and concluded that this is an issue of proper steps for evaluations and retaining employment. In my case, I can correct the process at the last step, i.e., arbitration. However, arbitration has a 2 year wait. I want to push the issue that an arbitrary or capricious step within a process must be corrected within the contract; I can do that by grieving that a step or steps are arbitrary and take that to arbitration. So, I need California Case Law or statutes to build my argument.
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