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Discrimination and Harassment June 13th, 2024
Is Nepotism Legal In The Workplace?
Have you ever been up for a promotion, just to find out that your boss gave the job to someone who is vastly less qualified than you? You may have been a victim of nepotism. Nepotism has been around for centuries. In fact, the word ‘nepotism’ comes from the Italian word for nephew, and refers to a time in the Middle Ages when popes and bishops would give prized positions to their nephews. Nepotism is alive and well in the modern world. But is it illegal?
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Employment Law May 22nd, 2024
What Is Considered An Unsafe Workplace?
In 2022, more than 500 workers died from work-related injuries in California. Millions more suffered a work-related injury or illness. Even if you have a dangerous job, you are entitled to a safe workplace. If you have suffered an injury or illness due to an unsafe workplace, you may be able to collect extra worker’s compensation.
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Pay and overtime issues May 17th, 2024
Is It Legal For My Boss To Cut My Wages?
If you are like most workers, you depend on the money you earn – and you probably have bills and financial obligations that you need to meet. Budgeting helps, of course, but what happens when your employer abruptly cuts your hours or wages? You might wonder how you’ll make ends meet. You might even wonder if that’s even legal. In some cases, it’s not.
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Pay and overtime issues May 7th, 2024
3 Things To Know About The Equal Pay and Anti-Retaliation Act
Has your employer retaliated against you for doing something you are legally allowed to do? You should know about California’s new Equal Pay and Anti-Retaliation Act. California law allows workers to engage in certain conduct and even protects their rights to engage in this conduct without fear of retaliation from their employers.
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Wage & Hour Laws April 26th, 2024
3 Big Wage And Hour Mistakes California Employers Make
Many mistakes employers make involve “wage and hour” laws, which set rules regulating how much workers must be paid and how many hours they can work.
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Employment Law April 17th, 2024
3 Common Mistakes Workers Make When Managing Their Employee Rights in the Workplace
Most employees work hard to avoid making mistakes on the job. One of the biggest mistakes they make, though, is not properly managing their employee rights in their workplace.
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5 Termination Laws
Wrongful Termination April 10th, 2024
Were You Fired? Here Are 5 Termination Laws In California You Need To Know
Termination laws regulate what happens when your job comes to an end. Federal termination laws make it illegal to fire someone for their race, gender, and age, for example, or for reporting illegal or unsafe workplace practices.
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Employment Law March 27th, 2024
Emil Davtyan, Richard S. Rosenberg and Todd B. Scherwin Share Insights on Labor & Employment Law
"[PTO] trends not only benefit employees but can also enhance organizational productivity and morale, as well-supported employees are likely to be more engaged and committed to their work.” - Emil Davtyan
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