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Ten Things People Often Don’t Realize A…

You’re considering suing your employer for discrimination, unpaid wages, or harassment. Before you do, prepare yourself for the realities of suing an employer. These are the 10 things you need to know about legal claims against an employer. The Process … Continue reading

How to Handle Your Employer Mandating a COVID…

The COVID-19 vaccination has full FDA approval. Now, eyes are turning to see if employers will force workers to get vaccinated. Delta Airlines announced that unvaccinated workers would face a $200 health insurance charge and weekly testing. Delta isn’t alone. … Continue reading

What Are the Most Common Types of Wrongful Te…

You’ve heard about wrongful termination claims. How much do you know about them? Wrongful termination occurs when you are fired from your job for an illegal reason. Some confusion exists as most states, including California, follow “at-will” employment rules, meaning … Continue reading

12 Tips That Ensure You’re Prepared for…

Employment law attorneys typically work on a contingency fee basis. A contingency fee basis means you don’t have to pay an hourly rate for legal services. The attorney takes a percentage of your settlement or award when the case is … Continue reading

Adopting a Baby? Know What Laws Apply to You …

Congratulations. Your adoption application was approved, and you’re about to become a parent. You’re eagerly awaiting the moment that child is in your arms. It is one of the best moments of your life, but you also have concerns. You … Continue reading

What Can Contract Drivers Do If They’re…

In 2019, California’s AB 5 was signed into law. The law required companies that use freelancers working in “gig” jobs to treat them as regular employees. This meant paying the employment taxes for these workers and providing benefits. Certain professions … Continue reading

I Wasn’t Hired Because of a Disability.…

Men and women with disabilities cannot be discriminated against when it comes to access to many public buildings or in terms of education, employment, or housing. While the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 protects people from unfair treatment, it … Continue reading

What is the Fast Food Accountability and Stan…

California State Assemblywoman introduced the AB-257 in January. Since that day, the Fast Food Accountability and Standards (FAST) Recovery Act has undergone amendments twice. If it passes, it’s designed to help fast-food workers by creating standards to help set fair … Continue reading

Can You Be Fired for Taking Extra Breaks Due …

Approximately 20% of the U.S. population have some form of mental illness. Mental illness can range from mild to severe. When you have mental health issues, day-to-day activities can be harder to complete some days. Your life becomes an ebb … Continue reading

Sexual Harassment Can Happen to Anyone at Any…

Sexual harassment happens when you least expect it. It’s not just something women experience. Men can be sexually harassed, too. A 1999 case demonstrates this. Two men quit their assistant manager positions at a grocery store after their female manager … Continue reading

Examples of Situations That You May Not Reali…

Sexual harassment is defined as verbal, written, or physical harassment of a sexual nature, unwanted advances, requests for sex in exchange for a workplace benefit, and offensive remarks about sexual matters or a person’s gender. If that harassment makes someone … Continue reading

Is It Legal for Your Employer to Ask for Proo…

Around 235 million people in the U.S. have had the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Approximately 98 million are fully vaccinated. In California, about 29% of the population has been fully vaccinated. One question keeps appearing from those who … Continue reading