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2020 Key Employment Law Changes in California

Each year, California legislators move hundreds of bills into motion. This attempt to enact change in our laws usually results in a slew of new legislation at the beginning of every year. 2019 saw a myriad of shifts in the [...]

How to File a California Employment Discrimination Claim

It is against the law for California employers to discriminate against protected class citizens during your scope of employment or the application process. You could file a claim for financial compensation if a company discriminated against you for reasons related [...]

Can you be fired in California for being transgender?

Although society has become more understanding about gender identity, that does not mean an individual's decision to change gender has gained complete acceptance. If you have undergone this transition, you may find that certain people do not approve of this [...]

Lost Your Job? Wrongful Termination Checklist

Being fired from your job is painful and perhaps embarrassing. You may feel frightened and overwhelmed. However, if you were fired for an illegal reason, it is called “wrongful termination,” and you may have a case to file against your [...]

Employment Law 101 for Startups

Whether your startup is growing slowly or rapidly, as you begin to add team members, you are entering a whole new world of laws and regulations you must abide by as an employer. In this article, we will present a [...]

When to Accept a Wrongful Termination Settlement

Losing your job is a traumatic experience, which brings with it financial and emotional uncertainty. You may feel angry, embarrassed and shocked that you have been fired, especially if you believe you were fired unfairly. Being terminated from your position [...]

California Sexual Harassment FAQs

Through the #metoo movement that has swept the nation, encouraging victims of sexual harassment and abuse to tell their stories, a heightened awareness of the problem and proliferation of sexual harassment allegations have become public. However, it is just as [...]

Understanding California Employment Law Changes For 2019

Employers and employees are bound together in a relationship defined by contract, convention and the law. California employment laws are constantly being reviewed and amended to balance the competing interests of workers and their employers. Here are a few [...]