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Posted by Legal Team On November 3, 2014

Understanding wrongful termination in California

Wrongful termination can sometimes be a difficult concept to grasp in a state like California, where employers can fire their employees for any reason and at any time as long as the termination is not unlawful. This is why it is important to know the exceptions to…

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Posted by Legal Team On October 27, 2014

Sexual harassment could be a problem in the restaurant industry

Sexual harassment is a real problem for many people in many places. Whether male or female, African-American or Caucasian, at work or at school, there are thousands of instances of sexual assault that range from inappropriate touching to lewd jokes or obscene gestures. The problem could be…

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Posted by Legal Team On October 16, 2014

San Diego disability discrimination lawsuit settled

People with disabilities are often required to lead fundamentally different lives from those without disabilities. These differences manifest themselves in more ways than just inability to use stairs or hear when someone is calling their name. Depending on the disability, people must cope in different ways, and…

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Posted by Legal Team On October 14, 2014

FEHA protections will extend to interns in 2015

We talk often about the importance of employee rights and the different protections afforded to employees under the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Fair Employment and Housing Act, but did you know that some of these protections will soon also extend to volunteers or unpaid interns?…

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Posted by Legal Team On October 6, 2014

Be aware of your rights as an employee

It is important to do your job well and to perform the functions of your occupation in a way that will please and impress your superiors. This often includes taking orders and being subordinate to those who are above you on the corporate ladder. However, it is…

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Posted by Legal Team On September 30, 2014

When is termination wrongful in an ‘at-will’ employment state?

Nobody wants to be fired from their job, and people who are may feel that they were fired unjustly. Under certain conditions, unjustly fired individuals may be able to successfully claim wrongful termination on the part of their employers, which could lead to compensation and even getting…

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Posted by Legal Team On September 24, 2014

Tinder executive resigns after sexual harassment lawsuit

Sexual harassment is a serious offense that affects employees of all races and genders. Even if you think that nobody in your workplace is a victim of sexual harassment, that may not be the case since many victims do not report harassment for fear of being ignored…

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Posted by Legal Team On September 23, 2014

Pregnant employees are protected in California

It may surprise you to learn about all the different forms of discrimination against which employees are protected in California. A few months ago, we mentioned that California law protects employees with diabetes from discrimination, and now we turn the discussion to another form of workplace discrimination…

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Posted by Legal Team On September 3, 2014

We treat disability discrimination seriously

Some people might think that a disability discrimination claim will be a fairly simple, straight-forward case. In addition to federal guidelines put in place by the Americans with Disabilities Act, California also has its own law called FEHA, the Fair Employment and Housing Act. Between these two,…

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Posted by Legal Team On August 27, 2014

Whistleblowers are protected in California

Employees are afforded many rights in California. One of these is whistleblower protection. Whistleblowing refers to an instance in which an employee reports their employer for breaching public trust or violating a law. This is an extremely important employee right not only because it can help keep…

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