Workers can Sue for Age Discrimination in San Bernardino

According to a November 2016 article in USA Today, more tech workers are finding it hard to find and retain jobs as they grow older. Since 2012, approximately 90 age-related complaints were filed against many of the tech companies in Silicon Valley, according to the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, or DEFH. The complaints were requests for an immediate right to sue the companies. Since May 2013, approximately 28 complaints were about Hewlett-Packard. …

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Termination Papers

Do I have to sign termination papers? NO, YOU DO NOT!  In fact, one should never sign anything without closely reviewing the language contained in any document. By signing termination papers (exit interview documents), you are likely waiving and giving up any potential wrongful termination claim. When you sign termination papers, you are agreeing with the reason given for your termination. For example, if you sign termination papers stating you are being dismissed for showing …

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Unpaid Overtime

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California Overtime Pay Laws | How To Recognize Unpaid Overtime Does your employer owe you for unpaid overtime? California labor laws address unpaid overtime, by requiring all employers to pay overtime, whether authorized or not. In California, the general overtime provisions are that a “nonexempt” employee 18 years of age or older, or any minor employee 16 or 17 years of age who is not required by law to attend school and is not otherwise …

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Information to Help You with a Wrongful Termination Claim

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Wrongful Termination cases are very complex and often extremely involved. Being unemployed is a very stressful and confusing time. There are many factors to consider when making a claim for a Wrongful Termination. These types of difficult situations are best handled by the experts. No two claims are the same, and there are often exceptions to every rule. You will need the expertise of a knowledgeable, and trusted Wrongful Termination Lawyer, to guide you through this …

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Can You Spot Age Discrimination in the Workplace?

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Losing a job can be difficult for anyone, but it often provides special challenges for older workers. Individuals over 55 are likely to face long job hunt times in a tough economy. The ranks of older workers among the long-term unemployed have swelled of late. Many of them have lost their jobs in this economy, while others are finding it difficult to find new ones, and the harsh reality is their age is part of the …

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Website Accessibility For Disabled Persons

    W3C Celebrates 20th Anniversary: This month, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) turns 20. On October 29th, global strategists, business leaders and developers will join the consortium to discuss “The Future of the Web” at an anniversary symposium in Santa Clara, CA. For 20 years, the W3C has been pursuing their vision of “one Web available to all”. It is this commitment that has united the World Wide Web developing community, and produced the …

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