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A few things to consider when negotiating your severance package

Being let go from your job is never easy, and if you're a high level executive in Sacramento, you'll be letting go of a lot of human relationships, income and other perks of being in your position. Just because it can be an emotional experience, however, don't forget to keep your wits about you when you're negotiating your severance package. Here are few things you might want to keep in mind:

5 FAQs on Family Leave in California

If you struggle to balance work and family caregiving responsibilities, you are not alone. From new parents with infants to older workers with aging parents, caregiving issues are huge for many workers.

How do I know if I was wrongfully terminated from a job?

Being let go from a job is a difficult experience, especially when the termination comes as a surprise. You might wonder if you have a case for wrongful termination. This is a question that can be complex to answer.

Former head of Yosemite cited as disparaging females

A report released by the Department of the Interior on Monday, April 10, 2017, accuses Yosemite National Park's former superintendent of having created both a hostile and discriminatory work environment for the park's female employees. The department's Inspector General cites having interviewed at least 71 park employees that were able to corroborate the allegations.

Missed worker breaks costs CA company $2.9 million

Fighting for your rights takes courage. Just because federal and California state laws lay out some basic standards for proper and fair compensation for workers, holding employers accountable to those standards can be a challenge. Employers may vary under the different jurisdictional levels. While that might explain when violations occur, it does not excuse them.

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