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CALIFORNIA EMPLOYMENT LAW BLOG

WHISTLEBLOWER AWARDED $631,200 IN MEDICARE FRAUD CASE

On behalf of Robin Perkins of Perkins & Associates, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Whistleblowers on Wednesday, November 16, 2016. A respiratory therapist in Fresno County was working at a sleep medicine center when she noticed what she believed to be Medicare fraud happening [...]

WHY ARE SUPERVISOR/EMPLOYEE RELATIONSHIPS A BAD IDEA?

On behalf of Robin Perkins of Perkins & Associates, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Retaliation on Friday, November 27, 2015. Dating in the workplace isn't sexual harassment on its own, and many people who are on the same level enjoy healthy relationship status while [...]

SEVERANCE PACKAGES ARE VOLUNTARY AGREEMENTS

On behalf of Robin Perkins of Perkins & Associates, A Professional Law Corporation posted in severance agreements on Tuesday, September 25, 2018. Some people who start working for a company opt to do so only when they have a severance agreement in place. This provides [...]

SEXUAL HARASSMENT HAS EMOTIONAL CONSEQUENCES

On behalf of Robin Perkins of Perkins & Associates, A Professional Law Corporation posted in sexual harassment on Friday, September 21, 2018. We recently discussed how victims of sexual harassment might have trouble coming forward regarding the accusations. There are several reasons for this; however, [...]

VICTIMS OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT MIGHT NOT WANT TO FILE A REPORT

On behalf of Robin Perkins of Perkins & Associates, A Professional Law Corporation posted in sexual harassment on Friday, September 14, 2018. Being sexually harassed at work is never a pleasant experience. These situations often come with a lot of uncertainty. People don't always realize [...]

UNPAID MEDICAL LEAVE PROTECTIONS FOR CALIFORNIA WORKERS

On behalf of Robin Perkins of Perkins & Associates, A Professional Law Corporation posted in fmla and cfra violations on Thursday, September 6, 2018. The California Family Rights Act (CFRA) provides some protections for workers that are very similar to the Family Medical Leave Act [...]

MEAL BREAKS ARE REQUIRED FOR MOST EMPLOYEES IN CALIFORNIA

On behalf of Robin Perkins of Perkins & Associates, A Professional Law Corporation posted in wage and hour disputes on Friday, August 31, 2018. The human body isn't meant to work constantly. People who are working need to be able to rest for a little [...]

SEXUAL HARASSMENT COMPLAINTS CAN COME FROM WITNESSES

On behalf of Robin Perkins of Perkins & Associates, A Professional Law Corporation posted in sexual harassment on Saturday, August 25, 2018. Being sexually harassed at work can mean more than just someone touching you in a sexual manner. In fact, many instances of sexual [...]

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACT

On behalf of Robin Perkins of Perkins & Associates, A Professional Law Corporation posted in fmla and cfra violations on Monday, August 21, 2017. Finding out that you will need to take time off under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is something that [...]

WRONGFUL TERMINATION COMES AFTER PARTICIPATION IN A PROTECTED ACT

On behalf of Robin Perkins of Perkins & Associates, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Wrongful Termination on Friday, August 17, 2018. You probably never go into a shift at work thinking that it is going to be your last unless you've turned in your [...]