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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 ...

WARN Act California

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

Mass layoffs are extremely common in every field and industry. The California Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act, protects employees, their families and communities by requiring employers to provide a 60-day notice to the affected employees before a plant closing or a mass l...

California Anti-Discrimination Laws

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

There are a number of state and federal laws that prohibit workplace discrimination. Anti-discrimination laws in California and at the federal level exist to make sure that individuals are not discriminated or harassed in the workplace because of who they are. Being able to work without unlawful ...

Fired After Giving Notice. Is That Wrongful Termination?

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Oct 19, 2023 | 0 Comments

After dedicating years of effort and toil, you conclude that it's time for a new work venture. You do what's deemed professional - you give notice to leave your job gracefully. But then... you're fired after giving notice. This abrupt termination likely has left your mind racing. Is such dismiss...

Am I Being Sexually Harassed At Work?

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

Sexual harassment occurs in places where it is tolerated. An environment where such behaviors are allowed to continue unchecked is ripe for abuse, harassment and discrimination. Oftentimes, the individual who is harassed may not even be certain that he or she is being harassed in the workplace be...

Los Angeles Sexting or Email Sexual Harassment

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

Feeling a deep dread, one takes each step cautiously as if traversing an unknown minefield - such is the anxiety that many employees in Los Angeles experience when they open their work emails. It's like walking through a field, not knowing if the next step will trigger a landmine. For many employ...

California Wage and Hour Laws: A Comprehensive Guide

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Oct 03, 2023 | 0 Comments

Ever felt like you're running a marathon with no finish line in sight? That's how navigating California Wage and Hour Laws can feel for many. You clock out after a long day, only to wonder if your paycheck will reflect the extra hours worked. Or perhaps, you've been classified as an independent ...

How to File an Unpaid Wages Claim

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Oct 01, 2023 | 0 Comments

Ever felt the sting of a paycheck lighter than it should be? Maybe you've glanced at your bank account, only to feel that pang of injustice. Your heart drops because those hard-earned dollars aren't there. You're not alone in this fight against wage theft - countless others have been right where...

Black Friday Employee Abuse in California

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Sep 26, 2023 | 0 Comments

Even with the increase in online shopping and fewer shoppers relying on mall and brick-and-mortar retail stores for their holiday shopping, Black Friday is a major shopping day for Americans. Retailers still depend on Black Friday sales for nearly a quarter of their annual revenue. Black Friday i...

10 Things Your Boss Cannot Legally Do at Work

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Sep 23, 2023 | 0 Comments

Many of us put up with bad behavior and negativity in the workplace. However, there are limits set by the law when it comes to what is acceptable and what is not acceptable in the workplace. It is important to know and understand your rights when it comes to what your boss can or can't legally ...

Hostile Work Environment Average Settlement Amount

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Sep 21, 2023 | 0 Comments

Many of us, unfortunately, experience a toxic environment in our places of work. There are times, however, that your work environment may turn hostile causing you severe mental trauma and emotional distress. Creating a hostile work environment through unlawful actions such as harassment, discrimi...

What Is NOT Considered Workplace Sexual Harassment?

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Aug 20, 2023 | 0 Comments

What Is Harassment And What Is Not? All types of sexual relationships and behavior in the workplace are not legally prohibited. And since we discuss what does constitute workplace sexual harassment, we also are providing you with situations that do not necessarily constitute inappropriate behavio...

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