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Can My Employer Demote Me for No Reason?

Posted on June 12, 2020
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The coronavirus pandemic has negatively affected many California businesses. As a result, employers have been looking to cut costs to survive. Unfortunately, these cuts often include firing or demoting hard working employees. Have you been demoted at work? If so, then you are likely frustrated by the pay cut or reduction of your hours. You also might be concerned that you were wrongfully demoted. Below, our attorneys answer the question, “Can my … Read More

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The Most Common Violations of the Family Medical Leave Act of 1993

Posted on March 30, 2020
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The Family Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) aims to help employees balance their work and family lives. To do this, the act grants certain kinds of workers unpaid leave for family or medical reasons. Eligible employees can take up to 12 weeks of this job-protected leave per year. During this time, an employee retains any group health benefits they are currently enrolled in. Unfortunately, violations of this act are common and … Read More

Coronavirus in the Workplace: What California Employees Need to Know

Posted on March 13, 2020
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As the coronavirus spreads across California and the United States, we have evaluated its impact on your workplace. Here are some of the things employees need to know in order to protect themselves, their coworkers and their legal rights. Can an Employee Take Sick Time if He or She Is Experiencing Any Symptoms of the Coronavirus? Most employment in California is “at-will.” This means that an employer may terminate an employee for … Read More

Is My Non Compete Agreement Valid In California?

Posted on November 17, 2018
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Our Los Angeles Employment Law Attorneys Discuss Non-Compete Agreements in California For the majority of situations, non compete agreements are illegal in California. The state encourages open competition and wants employees to have flexibility when leaving an employer. However, there are certain exceptions, including the sale of assets and the sale of the goodwill of a company. At Yadegar, Minoofar & Soleymani LLP, our attorneys will help you determine the validity of … Read More

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Am I Protected From Retaliation After Filing A Complaint?

Posted on November 17, 2018
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Our Los Angeles Employment Attorneys Discuss Protecting Employees From Employer Retaliation No employee deserves to be sexually harassed at work. However, it is natural for an employee to worry about employer retaliation after filing a harassment complaint. California law prevents an employer from terminating, demoting or docking your pay due to a discrimination or harassment complaint. At Yadegar, Minoofar & Soleymani LLP, our attorneys will hold your employer accountable for any attempted … Read More

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