What Are the Signs that My Employer Fired Me for Being Too Old?

Posted on November 28, 2018

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act and the Fair Employment and Housing Act protect Californians from instances of age discrimination. Yet, some companies still attempt to cut older employees from their rosters, especially in the tech industry. Here are a few methods you can use to determine if you were let go due to age discrimination. What Were Your Final Work Duties? Often, companies that wish to fire older employees will try … Read More

How Can Sexual Harassment Affect Your Health?

Posted on November 21, 2018
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With #MeToo continuing to trend on the internet, more people are becoming better informed about sexual harassment. However, many people remain in the dark about how harassment can affect not just the workplace, but workers themselves. Experts say much of this is due to the fact that harassment is not studied as much as it should be. And this is why a study on menopause and cardiovascular disease is catching the attention … Read More

Are Discrimination and Retaliation Claims Increasing in California?

Posted on November 14, 2018
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Los Angeles is one of California’s largest economic hubs. Not only is it the capital of the entertainment industry, but many tech firms and startups call our city home. However, this economic prosperity doesn’t come without its fair share of problems in the workplace. And these problems are increasing not only in L.A. but across the entire state. Are California Discrimination and Retaliation Claims Increasing? The California Department of Fair Employment and … Read More

What You Need to Know About the New Sexual Harassment Laws Signed by Governor Brown

Posted on November 7, 2018

On September 30, Governor Jerry Brown signed several bills into law and many of them will change the way sexual harassment claims work in California. So, what are these changes and how will they affect employees all over the state? These highlights may help you better understand the changes that have been made. Changes in California Sexual Harassment Law SB 1300 – This bill addresses loopholes that allow employers to conceal incidents … Read More

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Alvarado v. Dart Container – A reprieve for California Employees

Posted on March 9, 2018

On March 5, 2018, the Supreme Court of California issued a ruling in the case Alvarado v. Dart Container Corporation in favor of employees who receive overtime pay as well as a flat sum bonus.  In that case, the plaintiff, Hector Alvarado, worked for defendant, Dart Container Corporation of California, as a warehouse associate.  Dart had a policy providing for a $15 attendance bonus for any employee who was scheduled to work … Read More

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