August 2015

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Posted by Legal Team On August 28, 2015

Understanding wrongful termination

Wrongful termination is a phrase that is used often when discussing employment law because it allows individuals who unexpectedly lost their jobs to be compensated or reinstated depending on the circumstances. The general idea behind wrongful termination is that if you were unlawfully fired, then your rights…

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Posted by Legal Team On August 21, 2015

Your rights as a pregnant employee

Pregnancy certainly comes with its challenges, not the least of which are things like morning sickness or constant aches, but it is also one of the most rewarding experiences of many individual’s lives. They know that in a few short months, they will give birth to what…

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Posted by Legal Team On August 14, 2015

Sexual harassment may only be part of the problem

Both federal and state laws exist in order to protect the rights of employees, helping to ensure that workers are not bullied by their supervisors who feel that they can get away with anything. This is especially true in California, where many state laws exist to provide…

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What accommodations do employers not have to make?

Many Americans are likely familiar with the federal Americans with Disabilities Act, which establishes provisions and regulations by which employers must adhere to ensure that disabled individuals do not face discrimination in the workplace. Additionally, California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act establishes even further protections for disabled…

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Posted by Legal Team On August 6, 2015

What are California’s whistleblower laws?

Whistleblowing refers to the act of informing others, particularly law enforcement officials, about illegal or shady business dealings that your employer is engaging in. Obviously if an employee discovers that their illegal actions have been reported to the authorities by an employee, they may seek to punish…

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