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How Social Media Posts Can Affect Your Employment Law Claim
Posted in Firm News on November 24, 2023

Expressing yourself online is a personal right. However, being aware of the potential consequences and strategically managing your social media presence can help protect your interests when pursuing an employment law claim. Public Perception and Professional Image One of the most apparent ways social media can impact employment law claims is through public perception. Posts…

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How to Negotiate Your Severance Package
Posted in Firm News on November 17, 2023

Leaving a job, whether voluntarily or due to circumstances beyond your control, can be a challenging experience. In such moments, negotiating a fair severance package becomes crucial. Here’s a guide on how to effectively negotiate one that can provide financial security, ease the transition to new opportunities, and safeguard your interests. Understand Your Rights and…

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Signs of Ageism in the Workplace and How to Prevent It
Posted in Firm News on November 10, 2023

Ageism is a form of discrimination based on a person’s age. Since it can be more covert than other forms of bias in the workplace, recognizing the signs is crucial: Stereotyping and Assumptions One of the most blatant signs of ageism is assumptions about an individual’s capabilities, work ethic, or adaptability that are made solely…

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Why is Evidence Important in a Workplace Retaliation Case?
Posted in Firm News on November 3, 2023

Workplace retaliation is a serious issue that can have far-reaching consequences for both employees and employers. When an employee alleges retaliation, evidence is critical for the following reasons. Establishing a Factual Foundation Evidence serves as the cornerstone for building a factual foundation in a retaliation case. It helps to outline a clear timeline of events,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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….

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