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Unpaid Wage Lawsuits In California

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Feb 26, 2021 | 0 Comments

In California, employers who violate wage and hour laws can be slapped with severe penalties. In any type of action against your employer for unpaid wages, you will be seeking monetary compensation for the wages you should have been paid or the wages you were rightfully owed by your employer for ...

How Much Do Employment Lawyers Cost?

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Feb 25, 2021 | 0 Comments

If you have been harassed or discriminated against at work, face a hostile work environment, or have been wrongfully terminated from your job, you may be wondering how to fight for your rights and hold your employer accountable. When you are looking to retain the services of an experienced and kn...

CFRA Employment Lawyers

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Feb 25, 2021 | 0 Comments

The California Family Rights Act (CFRA) (Gov. Code, § 12945.2) provides unpaid job protection rights for up to twelve work weeks of qualified family leave. A California labor and employment attorney at Kingsley & Kingsley can help you with the law. The CFRA provides job protection benefits for qu...

Am I Being Sexually Harassed At Work?

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Feb 15, 2021 | 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...

How Much Do You Get From An Employment Lawsuit?

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Feb 01, 2021 | 0 Comments

An employment lawsuit in California typically stems from a dispute that arises between an employer and an employee. This could be over harassment or discrimination in the workplace, a dispute over wages, retaliatory action or wrongful termination. The types of monetary damages you receive in an e...

Statute Of Limitations For Wrongful Termination

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Jan 18, 2021 | 0 Comments

The statute of limitations is a specific time period allotted for filing certain types of lawsuits. Each type of legal action has a specific filing deadline. If a lawsuit is not filed within this deadline, your lawsuit may not be accepted or heard. After the statute of limitations has run on the ...

What To Expect After An EEOC Charge Is Filed

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Jan 04, 2021 | 0 Comments

Before you can file a lawsuit for discrimination under federal laws such as Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, or the Americans with Disabilities Act, you must file what is known as "a charge of discrimination" with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), which is a ...

Target Discrimination Lawsuit Filed By Former Employee

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Dec 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

A former Target employee has filed a discrimination lawsuit against the company alleging retaliation and wrongful termination. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the employee who previously suffered a traumatic brain injury said he was mistreated at work and fired in 2019 on the basis of...

Were You Illegally Laid Off?

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Nov 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

Employers often adopt the strategy of laying off employees when finances get tight or when there is an economic downturn. Right now, for example, the coronavirus pandemic has led to numerous layoffs not just here in California, but around the country. However, regardless of the financial position...

Reasons For Which Employers Cannot Fire Their Employees

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Nov 07, 2020 | 0 Comments

California is an at-will employment state, which means that generally speaking, an employer can fire an employee for any reason and not have to offer justifications for that decision. That said an employer is prohibited from terminating employees for reasons that would be in violation or federal,...

Attorney Alleges IMAX Fired Her Due To Her Race And Age

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Sep 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

A 57-year-old former company lawyer is suing IMAX Corp. alleging that she was fired back in January because she is Latina and the company wanted younger employees whom they could pay less. According to an NBC news report, Margarita Hernandez's discrimination lawsuit was filed in Los Angeles Super...

Wells Fargo Discrimination Settlement

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Sep 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

Wells Fargo has agreed to make job offers to 580 applicants and pay $7.8 million in back wages and interest to settle allegations of hiring discrimination by the U.S. Department of Labor. According to a report on, the allegation stated that the company violated federal law by discrimin...

Is Wrongful Termination Difficult To Prove?

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Sep 01, 2020 | 0 Comments

Is wrongful termination hard to prove? In California, employment is "at will," which means employers can terminate employees without giving cause or justification and employees can quit their jobs without providing cause or justification as well. Would you like to see this article as a graphic? V...

Unreimbursed Employee Expenses: How To Collect

Posted by Eric Kingsley | May 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

In 2018, the deduction for unreimbursed employee expenses was eliminated by The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which was passed by Congress. Before this law was passed, employees who incurred job-related expenses such as travel expenses were able to list them as itemized deductions on their federal tax r...

Who Can Collect Unemployment In California?

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Apr 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

If you are a California worker who has been laid off because of the coronavirus pandemic or any other reason, you may be eligible to collect unemployment benefits. In California, employees who are temporarily out of work may qualify for unemployment. Right now, millions are out of a job in the st...

Coronavirus Layoffs: What Do Workers Do Now?

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Apr 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

The economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic has been devastating not just for California or the United States, but also at a global level. In the United States, more than 16 million people have filed for unemployment in the last three weeks. Economists are predicting that at least 20 million ...

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