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Can You Be Fired for Not Showing Up To Work Because of Coronavirus?

There are many reasons someone may not want to go into work during the coronavirus pandemic. They may fear getting sick. They may also not want to become infected and spread the disease to their children or elderly parents. Many Read More

Category: Employment Law

What Should I Do If I’m Wrongfully Demoted at Work?

In the U.S., most workers are employed at-will. This means that they can be fired or let go from a company for almost any reason except whistleblowing or discrimination. However, questions remain if you are still employed but your employer Read More

Category: Wrongful Termination

“No Re-Hire” Clauses Banned in California

Employers and employees part ways for a number of reasons. It is legal for both parties to enter into a written agreement outlining the terms and conditions of the end of the working relationship. These agreements can be a settlement Read More

Category: Employment Law

Gaming Company to Pay $10 Million to Settle Class Action Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

A gaming company in California has found itself at the crosshairs of civil and equal rights organizations at the conclusion of a contentious lawsuit over equal pay for female employees and sexual harassment. The lawsuit revealed a long-standing and tolerated Read More

Category: Sexual Harassment

A woman is holding a Juul e-cigarette, in Montreal.

Sexual Harassment Claim Against Juul is Just One of Many Lawsuits

Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are battery-operated devices that are used to inhale an aerosol-filled pod. These pods usually contain nicotine but they don’t have to. They may only contain a flavor or other chemicals.  They are also known as vapes, e-cigs, Read More

Category: Sexual Harassment

What is the Family and Medical Leave Act?

A major concern for employees is whether they will lose their jobs if they have to miss a significant amount of work due to an injury or illness. They may additionally worry about being fired if they need to care Read More

Category: FMLA

New California Workplace Discrimination Laws to Know About in 2020

At the conclusion of California’s most recent state legislative session, four new bills were passed that will change the landscape of current laws concerning privacy, harassment, and workplace discrimination. These new laws take effect on January 1, 2020. Both employees Read More

Category: Wrongful Termination

What Constitutes a “Hostile Work Environment” in the Absence of Targeted Discrimination?

As a worker in California, you have a right to a workplace that is free from harassing and abusive actions. However, not all harassment or abusive behavior breaks the law. It is important to know the difference. Harassment claims usually Read More

Category: Hostile Work Environment

Seven Most Common Types of Workplace Discrimination

Workplace discrimination occurs when an employee, or potential employee, receives unfavorable treatment at work because that person has certain specific characteristics. These actions can include: Hiring Firing Promotions Pay Benefits Work assignments, or Training. Even if a workplace action is Read More

Category: Uncategorized

Supreme Court Considers LGBT Discrimination Case

In California, we enjoy broad protections against discrimination under the Fair Employment and Housing Act. The California Family Rights Act and the New Parents Leave Act also protect us. But the same protections aren’t available to everyone in the United Read More

Category: Uncategorized

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