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Month: September 2023

Retaliation in Performance Evaluations
Posted in Firm News on September 22, 2023

Retaliation by employers can take various forms, including negative changes in performance evaluations. Examples of Retaliation in Performance Evaluations Retaliation in a performance evaluation can manifest in various ways. Here are some examples: Unwarranted Negative Feedback Providing disproportionately negative feedback that is not supported by the employee’s actual performance, especially after the employee engaged in…

Can My Employer Force Me To Resign?
Posted in Firm News on September 15, 2023

California follows an “at-will” employment doctrine, which means that either the employer or the employee can terminate the employment relationship at any time. However, this doesn’t grant employers unlimited power to force resignations. Prohibited Actions by Employers California employment law strictly prohibits employers from engaging in coercive tactics to force an employee to resign. This…

How Long Does Copyright Protection Last?
Posted in Firm News on September 8, 2023

Copyright protection is a crucial aspect of the creative industry, ensuring that artists, writers, and creators have the right to control and benefit from their work. Here is a guideline on how long copyright protection lasts and the factors that influence its duration. The Basics of Copyright Duration Copyright protection is not forever. It has…