Sexual Harassment in California Workplaces

Sexual harassment is illegal in the state of California. In 2017, dozens of victims came forward with claims of sexual harassment against many wealthy celebrities of the past and present. Many forms of the sexual harassment were said to have occurred while on-the-job. With more and more reports of sexual harassment claims being lodged against individuals, it is important to take this type of harassment seriously. However, many individuals still do not understand that even what they consider to be jokes in the workplace can give rise to sexual discrimination claims. If you or someone you know has been sexually…

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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 up late to work, you are acknowledging that you agree by signing these papers; even if you believe you are being wrongfully terminated and unfairly…

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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 prohibited by law from engaging in the subject work, shall not be employed more than eight hours in any workday or more than 40 hours…

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What to do if you are being harassed by your employer, or you work in a hostile environment.

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San Bernardino Constructive Termination Lawyers, Assisting Southern California Employees Who Have Been Wrongfully Forced to Quit Their Jobs   If your work environment is hostile; if your employer or co-workers are harassing you; or, if you have already quit your job due to unbearable working conditions, you may be the victim of “Constructive Termination”. You may have the grounds for a Wrongful Termination claim. You should seek the immediate expert advice of the knowledgable and trusted Inland Empire Employment Attorneys at SANFORD A. KASSEL, A Professional Law Corporation, to help protect your legal rights. Call 909.884.6451 today.     Learn…

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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 reason. Age discrimination is viewed as an acceptable bias in many of the Nation’s workplaces and it has only worsened in this tough economy. According…

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