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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…

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…

I’m Moving to a Competitor—Is that Non-Compete I Signed Enforceable?

By Brent Buchsbaum Employers in California frequently ask employees to sign non-compete agreements as a condition of employment.  This is very common among salespeople or…

What Rights Do I Have to My Vacation and Sick Pay?

By Brent Buchsbaum Most employers have a policy of providing vacation pay.  There is a general understanding that employees in competitive industries are pushed very…

Carlin and Buchsbaum Represent Costco Meat Supervisor and Get $100,000 for Alleged Confinement and Interrogation

LOS ANGELES — A former Costco meat department supervisor who alleged he was confined for several hours in a room at the Hawthorne Business Center…

Help: My former employer is giving me a bad reference!

By Brent Buchsbaum It’s one thing to get laid off or fired from a job, but the harm caused by this event is only compounded…

Brent Buchsbaum named 2013 Super Lawyer

Brent S. Buchsbaum recently received the honor of becoming a Super Lawyers® lawyer for 2013.  The Super lawyer designation is awarded based on voting among…

Brent Buchsbaum named 2012 Super Lawyer

Brent S. Buchsbaum became a law partner with Mr. Carlin in 2004. Mr. Buchsbaum was named to the Super Lawyers® list for 2012, and has…