San Francisco nurses sue city health department for unpaid overtime

The COVID-19 pandemic has put tremendous pressure on frontline health care workers. Many are working long, demanding hours and struggling to care for patients amid the ongoing crisis.   Three nurses recently…

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Can I sue my employer for wrongful termination in California?

Being terminated from a job is a difficult thing to go through, especially when you suspect you have been fired for illegal reasons. Your first reaction is likely to be shock or…

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What counts as wrongful termination in California?

California is an at-will employment state. This means an employer can fire an employee, or a worker can leave a job, whenever they want without providing a reason. There are some exceptions,…

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COVID-19 Update: Employers warned about age discrimination amid return to work

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently issued updated guidance for employers preparing to reopen workplaces after months of remote work due to the pandemic. Public health authorities have stated that…

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What is a protected class in California?

A protected class is a group of people who have legal protections from discrimination based on a shared characteristic. A person’s membership in a protected class safeguards their rights to fair employment….

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How do I prove age discrimination in California?

The COVID-19 pandemic has posed challenges for California businesses, with many having to downsize to survive. Unfortunately, it is older employees who often end up suffering the consequences of employers’ cutbacks.  …

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What happens when you are laid off after experiencing sexual harassment?

No one asks to be sexually harassed at work. Even though it is exceedingly common—something nearly everyone will either experience or witness during their careers — it is neither pleasant nor simple….

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Pregnant and laid off: Is that legal?

Pregnancy is a time of major change. For some, the changes extend beyond the growing belly and new family dynamic and into their careers. It happens often but is it legal for…

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Southern California restaurant chain pays $150,000 for discriminating against male servers

Sometimes employers will make excuses for allowing or participating in discriminatory conduct. A government agency recently accused a Southern California restaurant chain of citing supposed customer preference as justification for engaging in…

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