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Carlin & Buchsbaum Recovers $1.17 Million for Former Pasadena Firefighter

In a well-publicized case across the southland, Carlin & Buchsbaum recently recovered $1.17 million in a jury verdict on behalf of Carter Stephens in a…

New California Law Fights Against Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace

New anti-discriminatory laws have been passed in California, making it more difficult for businesses and workplaces in the city of Los Angeles to continue in…

Los Angeles Discrimination Protest Demands End to Job and Workplace Race Discrimination

Workers of multiple races marched through the streets together recently protesting unequal job opportunities and workplace discrimination. This illegal workplace race discrimination protested against makes…

Technology Enables Discrete Forms of Illegal Hiring Discrimination

Social media and the internet, despite bringing about incredible possibility for advancement and opportunity previously unimaginable, have become tools for an unparalleled level of hiring…

California Bill Signed Eliminating Gender Workplace Pay Discrimination

This past Tuesday Governor Jerry Brown signed into effect the California Fair Pay Act, aimed at eliminating gender pay disparity in California. Previous laws of…

A New Buzzword in Circumventing Illegal Hiring Age Discrimination

Increasingly common on a job listing’s list of qualifications and requirements, applicants are asked to be a “digital native”, wording that hints toward favoring younger…

Do I Have the Parental Right to Miss Work for School Events?

At one time or another, most parents have left work early to participate in some aspect of their child’s education.  It might be a parent-teacher…

Do I have Job Protection during a Health Emergency?

At some point in your life, it is almost inevitable that a family health issue will cause you to miss work to attend to a…

Can I get overtime pay in California if I’m being paid a salary?

The general employment rule in California is that if you work more than 8 hours in a day or more than 40 hours in a…

Is that Severance Agreement Negotiable?

By Brent Buchsbaum At Carlin & Buchsbaum, LLP, we are frequently asked to review severance agreements.  This occurs primarily in two distinct situations. First, there are…

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