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How To Know If You Were Wrongfully Terminated
Posted in Firm News,Wrongful Termination on April 12, 2023

Losing a job can be a distressing experience, especially if you believe you were wrongfully terminated. Wrongful termination occurs when an employer dismisses an employee without just cause or in violation of the law. If you find yourself in this situation, it is crucial to understand your rights and how to determine whether you were…

How Can I Prove Sexual Harassment If There Were No Witnesses?
Posted in Firm News,Retaliation on April 5, 2023

Proving sexual harassment can be challenging, especially if there were no witnesses present. However, it is still possible to gather evidence and take steps to support your claim.  Document Incidents Meticulously document each instance of sexual harassment, including dates, times, locations, descriptions of what occurred, and any relevant conversations. Be as specific as possible and…

Am I Required to Disclose My Pregnancy to My Employer?
Posted in Firm News,Pregnancy Discrimination on June 1, 2022

Pregnancy disclosure can be a sensitive topic for many women, especially early in the first trimester and in certain industries where it may be frowned upon or discriminated against. While this apprehension is valid, these employees should also know that they have a right to their privacy when it comes to pregnancy under California law….

Can I Be Denied a Job for Being Pregnant?
Posted in Firm News,Pregnancy Discrimination on June 1, 2022

When job searching, it is not uncommon for a pregnant woman to question whether she will be considered a viable candidate by the employer because of her pregnancy status. Although illegal in California, pregnancy discrimination happens every day, and those seeking a job may experience it during the application and interview stages. However, there are…

An Overview of California’s Pregnancy Disability Leave Act
Posted in Firm News,Pregnancy Discrimination on May 2, 2022

Despite the known complications associated with pregnancy and childbirth, the safety and well-being of the mother can sometimes go overlooked— especially in the workplace. The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) acknowledges these potential complications and enforces a guaranteed leave for workers who become disabled during pregnancy or childbirth. Here is what that…

Maternity Leave and Pregnancy Discrimination
Posted in Firm News,Pregnancy Discrimination on May 1, 2022

Pregnancy is a life-changing event that often is accompanied by anxiety about the future and well-being of the mother and baby. The last thing that should be on the mind of an expecting mother is whether she will still have a job when she returns from maternity leave. Fortunately, California has laws in place that…

Can I Take a Leave From Work to Care for My Child?
Posted in Employment Litigation,Firm News on November 29, 2021

“Can I take a leave from work to care for my child?” Our Los Angeles employment attorneys explain family leave laws in California.

Can My Employer Fire Me Because I Reported Illegal Activity to a Government Entity or to My Employer?
Posted in Firm News,Retaliation on July 30, 2021

“Can my employer fire me because I reported illegal activity?” The quick answer to this question is no. Learn more.

Can I Sue My Employer for Wrongful Demotion?
Posted in Employment Litigation,Firm News on June 28, 2021

While a promotion is a sign of good work ethic and accomplishments in employment, a demotion implies the opposite. A demotion can lower a person’s responsibilities, stature and salary. It implies that the employee’s work is not up to the standards required to keep his or her current position. That is why it is important…

How to Fight Against Disability Discrimination in the Workplace
Posted in Disability Discrimination,Firm News on June 18, 2021

Living with a disability is already a difficult situation. However, many people also face disability discrimination in the workplace. If you are facing such a problem, then there are a few steps you should take right away. Our Los Angeles disability discrimination attorneys explain these steps below: Understanding the Laws Against Disability Discrimination in California There are…