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California Requires COVID-19 Vaccine Proof for All Students

California has recently taken a significant step toward reducing COVID-19 infections in the state by releasing a mandate that all eligible schoolchildren must be vaccinated. …

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The PRO Act: A Federal Law That Could Improve Your Rights

The Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act

Strikes are becoming more common nationwide as many workers band together to fight for their rights. However, a strike requires a union to be most …

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AM+F Client Awarded $136 Million Verdict Against Tesla In Racial Harassment Case

Tesla Inc. has been ordered by a federal jury to pay more than $130 million to Owen Diaz, a former elevator operator at the electric …

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Protected: Partner Bernard Alexander Pursuing Racial Discrimination Trial Against Tesla

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Are You Experiencing Religious Workplace Harassment?

Everyone deserves to feel safe where they work. There’s no reason why anyone should have to live with harassment just to make a living, especially …

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California FMLA Laws: Your Legal Right to Medical Leave

Your health is one of your most important assets. If you don’t take care of yourself, everything from your personal life to your work performance …

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Freelance Isn’t Free: LA City Council Votes to Consider Freelancer Protection Law

California has seen a number of workers’ rights battles in recent months. From the ruling declaring Prop 22 unconstitutional to the lawsuits against Activision Blizzard, …

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Prop 22 Ruled Unconstitutional: The Impact On Workers’ Rights

If you’re a California gig worker, the law Proposition 22 seriously impacted your job and finances. This law, funded by big businesses like Uber and …

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Employment Law in the Public Sector: Fighting for Governmental Employee Rights

If you work for the government, you’re probably aware that you’re subject to different rules than private workers. The problem is that those rules aren’t …

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Can Your Employer Force You to Get Vaccinated?

The COVID-19 vaccine is controversial for some people. Many people want to opt out of receiving the vaccine for personal reasons. Meanwhile, the CDC has …

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Mask Mandates: California’s New COVID-19 Workplace Safety Rules

As of June 15th, California officially has new COVID-19 workplace safety standards. These new rules are designed to protect workers and customers from the risks …

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Are You Facing Wage Theft?

Most people go to work because they need the money they earn there. The basis of the employer-employee relationship is the contract that the employee …

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Sexual harassment victims often face retaliation, termination

Many victims of sexual harassment are reluctant to come forward about their experiences because they fear that doing so may result in job loss or …

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What is wrongful termination?

If your employer terminates you for reasons you suspect might be illegal, you may be able to bring a wrongful termination lawsuit against him or …

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What is substantially similar work under the Fair Pay Act?

Whether a situation violates the California Fair Pay Act hinges on whether you and a counterpart do substantially similar work. According to the State of …

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How does the Pregnancy Discrimination Act protect you?

The Pregnancy Discrimination Act or PDA provides you with protection against discrimination in the workplace when you are pregnant, explains the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity …

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3 signs of workplace age discrimination

If your coworkers or employer regularly mistreat you while you are at work, you could be the victim of age discrimination. These signs may be …

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Reasonable accommodations and disability discrimination

If you are disabled or your spouse is struggling with a disability, make sure you have a firm understanding of employer obligations with respect to …

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Can an employer’s I-9 process be discriminatory?

With few exceptions, employers in the U.S. must complete Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, for all employees they hire. Because hiring unauthorized workers may violate …

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California amends labor codes in favor of whistleblowers

Whistleblower protections allow employees the freedom of action to report on unfair or illegal happenings in their company since doing so may jeopardize their employment …

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