You've probably heard about the wage increase fast-food workers are getting in California starting this month. Some people are all for the raise while others aren't so fond of the increase. While it might be making some workers happy with bigger paychecks, employers are looking at expenses a little bit differently.

You might even be able to argue that this move puts a target on the everyday employee's back.

Keep your nose clean when working in California!

No matter which industry you work in, the workplace can be a sticky place. At the end of the day, it always boils down to money and if you're not worth every single dollar your job is at risk.

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Some employees go above and beyond in every task to ensure they aren't ever in a position to be fired. Unfortunately, there are some places where that might not ever matter... especially in a state like California.

According to California legislation:

An employment, having no specified term, may be terminated at the will of either party on notice to the other. Employment for a specified term means an employment for a period greater than one month.

That's right, you could be let go for pretty much anything except some things we'll touch on in a minute.

What's the most ridiculous thing you've ever seen someone get fired for doing on the job? Share your story with us and if your memory needs some help, check out the top ten ridiculous reasons you can be fired in California.

10 Ridiculous Reasons Your Employer Can Fire You

Like Idaho, California is a "work at will" state. This means you could get let go for pretty much anything. However, the State of California says that you should not be fired for "race, religion, gender, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, marital status, age (over 40),
sexual orientation or denial of family medical leave."

That being said, here are some other ridiculous reasons you can get let go in California...

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