Protecting your rights in the workplace.


What To Do When Workplace Relationships Lead To Harassment
July 21, 2023 | Sexual Harassment

When workplace relationships cross the line into harassment, it can be a distressing and challenging issue. However, it is crucial to address it promptly and effectively to maintain a healthy work environment. Here is what you can do to handle this situation with sensitivity and professionalism. Stay Calm and Document the Incidents If you experience…

Myths About Workplace Harassment

In recent years, workplace harassment has become a prominent topic of discussion, shedding light on the uncomfortable realities many employees face. Unfortunately, misconceptions surrounding this issue can perpetuate a toxic work environment and deter victims from coming forward. Debunking the common myths about workplace harassment can help raise awareness and foster a safer and more…

Can Whistleblowers Break NDA
July 7, 2023 | Whistleblower

While Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) are crucial for protecting sensitive information, the interests of the public and the need to expose unlawful practices should not be overshadowed. As a result, California law generally favors whistleblower protection over the enforceability of NDAs in cases involving the reporting of illegal activities. Whistleblowing and NDAs The intersection of whistleblowing…

California Paternity Leave: What You Need To Know
June 21, 2023 | Employment Litigation

In California, fathers and partners are provided with paternity leave benefits that allow them to take time off work to bond with and care for their newborn or newly adopted child. Several state laws govern the rights and benefits for paternity leave. Here is what you need to know. California’s Paternity Leave Laws California has…

How to File a Racial Discrimination Lawsuit
June 14, 2023 | Discrimination

If you have experienced racial discrimination at your workplace in California, you have legal rights to protect yourself. Filing a workplace racial discrimination lawsuit is a significant step toward seeking justice and ensuring a fair and inclusive work environment. Here are the steps you can take. Step 1: Gather Evidence The success of a racial…

5 Common Types of Wrongful Termination Lawsuits

Wrongful termination refers to the unlawful dismissal of an employee by an employer. While employment is generally considered at-will in California, there are legal protections in place to prevent unfair or discriminatory terminations. Wrongful termination lawsuits can arise when an employee believes their firing violated their rights or breached the terms of their employment contract….

When Can You Sue An Employer For Wrongful Termination?
May 22, 2023 | Wrongful Termination

Being terminated from your job can be a distressing experience, especially if you believe the termination was unfair or unlawful. Understanding your rights as an employee and knowing when you have grounds to sue your employer for wrongful termination is crucial.  At-Will Employment in California California follows the doctrine of “at-will” employment, which means that…

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

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?
April 5, 2023 | Firm News,Retaliation

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…

Can I Be Denied a Job for Being Pregnant?

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…