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Can I Take a Leave From Work to Care for My Child?

Posted on November 29, 2021
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In 2017, more than 54% of United States households were dual-income households. Many of these households consist of at least one child. In a nation that has seen a steep rise in both parents holding full time jobs, it comes as no surprise that state leave laws in the employment context, particularly those laws affecting children, have shifted accordingly. California is no exception and, in fact, has a number of family-friendly laws … Read More

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Can My Employer Fire Me Because I Reported Illegal Activity to a Government Entity or to My Employer?

Posted on July 30, 2021
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Our Los Angeles employment lawyers get this question a lot – “Can my employer fire me because I reported illegal activity?” Whether you report illegal activity to a government entity or to your employer, the quick answer to this question is no. Reporting illegal activity is also known as “whistleblowing,” which is protected under California law. Termination resulting from it is a form of workplace retaliation and wrongful termination. Our Los Angeles … Read More

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Can I Sue My Employer for Wrongful Demotion?

Posted on June 28, 2021
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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 to ensure that if you, as an employee, get demoted, it is for the right and legal … Read More

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How to Fight Against Disability Discrimination in the Workplace

Posted on June 18, 2021
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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 several sets of California and federal laws, including the Americans With Disability Act (ADA) and … Read More

I Believe That I Was Discriminated Against at Work in Los Angeles. Can I Sue My Employer for Discrimination?

Posted on May 21, 2021
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If you believe that you were discriminated against at work, you may wonder, “Can I sue my employer for discrimination?” The answer to the simple question can be somewhat complicated and fact-specific. That’s why it is important to speak with a workplace discrimination lawyer in Los Angeles about your unique situation. Yadegar, Minoofar & Soleymani LLP can help you understand whether you have a viable workplace discrimination lawsuit. Schedule a free consultation … Read More