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Signs of Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace

Posted on January 24, 2020
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In 1978, Congress expanded the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to include the Pregnancy Discrimination Act. This expansion was a response to two unfavorable Supreme Court rulings in the 1960s. Now, our attorneys continue this fight for the rights of pregnant workers. If you are experiencing signs of pregnancy discrimination at work, then a Los Angeles pregnancy discrimination lawyer will help you review your options during a free consultation. What Does the … Read More

Supreme Court Uses Cheerleading Case to Support Copyright Protections for Design Features on Useful Articles

Posted on January 17, 2020
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There is a fine line between a regular object that is used for practical purposes and one that has its own artistic value with copyrightable properties. One would generally expect there to be a large buffer zone between a chair and a chair with copyrightable designs such as a specific floral pattern. Unfortunately, this is not the case. Therefore, courts are forced to distinguish between useful articles with only practical characteristics and … Read More

What Are the Different Kinds of Disability Discrimination in the Workplace?

Posted on January 13, 2020
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Federal and state laws protect disabled workers. The goal of these laws is to increase the employment of people with disabilities. Yet, even with these protections, only 40 percent of adults with disabilities have a job. Furthermore, disabled workers who do not have jobs often face unnecessary hurdles and obstacles in the workforce. One of these hurdles is disability discrimination in the workplace. Although it is illegal, it still occurs with alarming … Read More

Lawsuit Against JLL Alleges Corrupt Culture, Securities Fraud, and Sexual Harassment

Posted on December 27, 2019
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In early 2019, a former JLL employee in Los Angeles brought a lawsuit against her one-time employer, highlighting an issue that has existed in the financial advice sector for some time. Research indicates that 30 percent of financial advisers have experienced sexual harassment in the workplace, and 50 percent have witnessed or experienced harassment multiple times. The plaintiff is represented by the Los Angeles sexual harassment lawyers at Yadegar, Minoofar, & Soleymani … Read More

What Types of Creative Works Qualify for Copyright Protection?

Posted on December 18, 2019
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The first example of copyright law in the United States was the Copyright Clause of the U.S. Constitution. It stated that all authors would be granted exclusive rights to their respective writings in order to promote the expansion of general knowledge. As time progressed, other works of art were added to copyright law. This included paintings, designs, music and photographs. The history of copyright law since then has shown us that the … Read More

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