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Can I Sue My Employer If I Resign?

Posted on April 1, 2021
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What if your employer created a work environment so hostile and intimidating that you did not want to go to work to face him or her anymore?  Many employees faced with the same scenario believe that they have no options. If they ultimately get terminated, they may have an avenue to bring a wrongful termination lawsuit. But, if they resign, how could they possibly have legal recourse if they left their place … Read More

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Who Is My Employer?

Posted on February 20, 2021

Most employees can readily identify their employer. And, most employers can easily identify their own employees (or, they can check their records to figure it out). There are, however, some circumstances where an employee can have two employers and not even know it. Likewise, a business may have an employee and not be aware of it. How does this happen? It is a legal fiction and usually happens when two businesses work … Read More

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New California Employment Laws in 2021

Posted on January 22, 2021
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Many new employment laws that affect both employees and employers went into effect on January 1, 2021. Our attorneys discuss a few of these new California employment laws in 2021 below. SB 1383: California Family Rights Act Expanded to Small Employers Senate Bill 1383 expands the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) to apply to most California employers. SB 1383 requires any California employer with five or more employees to allow an eligible … Read More

What to Know About California Section 1102.5 of the Labor Code

Posted on December 30, 2020
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Section 1102.5 of the California Labor Code is one of California’s whistleblower laws. There are many parts to it, but essentially, it protects employees who report violations of local, state and federal laws by their employers to certain parties. Below, our Los Angeles workplace retaliation lawyers explain Labor Code Section 1102.5 and how it protects California employees. How Does CA Labor Code Section 1102.5 Protect California Employees? Labor Code 1102.5 is a … Read More

Workers: What to Know About California’s AB5

Posted on December 16, 2020
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California’s Assembly Bill 5, also known as AB5 or the “gig worker bill,” was signed into law by Governor Newsom on September 18, 2019. It went into effect on January 1, 2020. It addresses a worker’s employment status when a hiring entity claims that the individual it hired is an independent contractor. Below, our Los Angeles employment lawyers explain what you should know about California AB5. What Is California’s AB5? California’s Assembly … Read More

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