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How To File A Wrongful Termination Lawsuit

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Jun 10, 2024 | 0 Comments

Wrongful termination is said to have occurred when an individual has been fired for reasons that are illegal such as those pertaining to discrimination or harassment. In other words, an employee who has been terminated illegally, in violation of state or federal laws, can file a wrongful terminat...

How Much Do You Get From A Discrimination Lawsuit?

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Jun 06, 2024 | 0 Comments

Discrimination in the workplace is more common that we might think it is. An employment discrimination lawsuit is adjudicated in civil courts. This means that the plaintiff, in such cases, the employee, has the burden of proof. In other words, he or she must show evidence that there was discrimin...

California PTO Laws in 2024

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Jun 01, 2024 | 0 Comments

Under California law, employers are not required to provide a set amount of paid time off (PTO) or paid vacation days. But, if a company's policy dictates that the employer provide vacation time, in such cases, you have the right to the amount of vacation time that is stated in the company's poli...

Average Settlement for Unpaid Wages in California

Posted by Eric Kingsley | May 21, 2024 | 0 Comments

If you're a victim of wage theft in California, you're not alone. It happens more often than you'd think. Maybe your boss "forgot" to pay you overtime, or they shaved a few hours off your timesheet. Whatever the case, it's not right - and you deserve to be paid what you're owed. So, what's the a...

Average Wrongful Termination Settlement Amounts

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Apr 26, 2024 | 0 Comments

If you've been fired unfairly, you're probably wondering what the average wrongful termination settlement is in California. I get it. Losing your job is tough enough without the added stress of legal battles and uncertainty about your financial future. The truth is, every case is unique, and set...

California Sexual Harassment Laws

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Apr 22, 2024 | 0 Comments

Certain behaviors, such as conditioning promotions, awards, training or other job benefits upon acceptance of unwelcome actions of a sexual nature, are always wrong. That's sexual harassment and it is against the law. If you think you may be a victim of sexual harassment then it is important to u...

Implied Contracts and Wrongful Termination

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Apr 17, 2024 | 0 Comments

You thought your job was secure. You gave it your all, put in the long hours, and played by the rules. Then, out of nowhere, you're fired. No warning, no explanation, just a pink slip and a boot out the door. It feels wrong, unfair, like a betrayal. And you know what? It might be. Enter implied ...

Sexual Harassment Settlement Calculator

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Apr 15, 2024 | 0 Comments

If you've faced sexual harassment at work in California, you might be wondering what kind of settlement you could receive. While no two cases are the same, our sexual harassment settlement calculator can give you a ballpark idea of what to expect. We'll walk you through the key factors that affec...

Compensation for Travel Time Regulations

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Apr 11, 2024 | 0 Comments

Imagine this: you're on your way to a work conference, stuck in traffic, and wondering if you'll ever get paid for this time spent on the road. Sound familiar? Our clients have been there too, and we know how confusing it can be to navigate the world of travel time compensation. But here's the...

Laws Governing Final Paychecks

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Apr 02, 2024 | 0 Comments

So, you're leaving your job or just got the pink slip, and now it's crunch time—how do you make sure you get that last paycheck? Laws Governing Final Paychecks in California have some pretty specific rules. We'll walk through what happens if you quit versus being let go. If timing is everything, ...

Wrongful Termination Settlement Calculator

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Mar 26, 2024 | 0 Comments

Determining the amount of a settlement for wrongful termination is a complex process. If you believe you have been unjustly fired or forced to leave due to unsafe or hostile conditions, you have the legal right to seek compensation from your former employer. However, calculating this compensation...

Age Discrimination In The Workplace

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Feb 26, 2024 | 0 Comments

Picture this: you've got the skills, the experience, and a track record to be proud of. But there's one thing you can't change—your birth date. Age Discrimination in the Workplace is that harsh reality many face when their years become more than just numbers but barriers.

How To Deal With An Unfair Workplace

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Jan 19, 2024 | 0 Comments

We all expect to be treated fairly and equitably at work. This not only means that we have a basic expectation of being treated with dignity and respect, but we also operate with the belief that all employees will be afforded opportunities for pay raises, promotions and other opportunities based ...

Labor Code 1194.2 - Liquidated Damage Claims

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Jan 04, 2024 | 0 Comments

California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill several weeks ago that revises the state labor law and provides additional protections to workers by allowing them more time to seek liquidated damages when pursuing claims against an employer for failure to pay minimum wage. Also called “Recovery of ...

Spotting Workplace Retaliation: Key Signs and Proof

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Dec 17, 2023 | 0 Comments

Employment law can be confusing, misleading, and sometimes contradictory due to California's status as an at-will employment state. This means that employers have the right to terminate workers for any reason or even without providing a reason, as long as it doesn't violate other laws.  However,...

Job Termination: Essential Tips for Smooth Transitioning

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Dec 14, 2023 | 0 Comments

Being terminated from a job can be distressing, even if you anticipated it. It's natural to feel shocked, angry, sad, worried, and fearful about what lies ahead. However, it is crucial to maintain professionalism and composure during this challenging time. After being fired, there are certain th...

Can You Get Fired For Being Pregnant?

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Dec 04, 2023 | 0 Comments

If you have just received news that you are pregnant, you may become worried about whether you will lose your job. Is it legal for your employer to fire you because you have become pregnant or if you decide to take maternity leave under California's Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)? The answer is ...

Best Tips for winning wrongful termination case

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Nov 30, 2023 | 0 Comments

Have you ever been fired without warning? If so, you know how it feels to be suddenly and unexpectedly stripped of your job. The sinking feeling that follows is more than just an emotional roller coaster; it's about losing livelihood and dignity. Your mind races with questions: "Why me?" "What d...

Employer Obligations for Remote Employees

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Nov 25, 2023 | 0 Comments

The coronavirus pandemic has significantly changed how we work. More employers are now open to remote work and employees are increasingly asking employers for authorization to work remotely. Employers are also realizing there is a benefit to remote work. Many have done away with office spaces alt...

California Wage and Hour Class Action Lawsuits

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Nov 16, 2023 | 0 Comments

Ever felt like David standing before Goliath, armed with nothing but a slingshot and a handful of stones? Feeling like David in a fight against Goliath, employees may struggle to stand up for their rights against wage and hour violations. It's important to know that the collective strength betwe...

No Win No Fee Employment Lawyers

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Nov 14, 2023 | 0 Comments

Using an employment lawyer can be costly. Even when employees face discrimination, harassment, retaliation or other mistreatment at work and have a solid case, hiring a lawyer and incurring expenses relating to litigation can be cost-prohibitive. In addition to the money issue, there is also the ...

What is a Class Action Lawsuit?

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Nov 07, 2023 | 0 Comments

Wondering how class action lawsuits work? If so, you're probably facing difficult challenges against a large, unrelenting company. You're just one person up against a colossal corporation that's done you wrong. But what if I told you there's a way to level the playing field? A tool in our legal ...

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