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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…

Court Cautions Employers About Policy of Firing Based on Physical Attractiveness

By Negin Iraninejadian In 2005, the California Supreme Court’s decision in the case of Yanowitz v. L’Oreal U.S.A. Inc., broadened the scope of what may constitute…

If I Lose My Job, Do I Still get Paid My Future Sales Commissions?

By Brent Buchsbaum When a salesperson is abruptly let go, one of the first questions that usually arises is whether the employer will pay out…

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…

What Lyle v. Warner Bros Taught Us About Sexual Harassment in the Workplace in California

By Negin Iraninejadian Offensive and raunchy sexual comments made in the workplace may not necessarily give rise to a claim of sexual harassment under the California…