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What Are Time Clock Laws in California?

If you’re an employee in California, make sure your employer pays you for your time and lets you rest. California law takes proper employee compensation and break times seriously. If an employer violates California time clock laws regarding employee breaks and compensation, they might have to pay damages. To receive damages for time clock violations, employees need to know...

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Employment Contracts Attorney in NYC

Have you received a new job offer? Congratulations! That is a great accomplishment, especially when New York has recently seen unemployment rates as high as 8.2%. Though you should be grateful for a new employment opportunity, don’t forget what you bring to the table. If you’ve received an employment contract from your employer, don’t sell yourself short. Negotiate for...

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Can I Sue My Boss for Emotional Distress in California?

Mistreatment by your employer or boss can turn your efforts to make a living into an incredibly painful daily burden. You shouldn’t experience mistreatment at work. If you can’t continue working under your employer’s terrible treatment, can you sue your employer for emotional distress? In many cases, you can sue your employer for emotional distress, but it depends on...

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Contingency Lawyers for Employment Law Cases in California

Sometimes you need legal representation when handling a workplace issue. If you are in that position, we imagine you already feel stuck financially, professionally, and emotionally. But you shouldn’t feel stuck when it comes to getting an attorney. Hiring an experienced employment attorney who works on contingency can free you from some of the financial stress of an employment...

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What Is Gender Discrimination in New York?

Employees have the right to work in a discrimination-free environment, where they can freely express their gender. It is the employer’s responsibility to foster this type of workplace by adopting certain policies and practices. Federal, state, and local law prohibit discrimination on the basis of gender, but proving a gender discrimination case can be challenging. Below, we will explain...

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How to Find the Best Sexual Harassment Attorney in New York City

When you’ve been through a trauma like workplace sexual harassment in New York, the last thing on your mind is finding an attorney. You may be wondering if your job is in danger—or even if you’re a victim. However, workplace sexual harassment is a form of legally prohibited sexual discrimination. And if it happens to you, you need to...

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New York Quid Pro Quo Sexual Harassment Laws

In recent years, many workplaces have started requiring workplace sexual harassment prevention courses. Yet every day, people continue to experience sexual harassment at work, even from those who are supposed to protect them—such as their supervisors. One specific type of violation is sexual harassment quid pro quo. Let’s take a closer look at this somewhat unfamiliar term.  What Is...

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How Many Days in a Row Can You Work in California?

If your employer wants to schedule you to work more than the standard eight hours a day for five days a week, you might have a lot of questions. A major question you might have is, How many days in a row can you work in California? The simple answer is, you can work seven days a week, but...

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3 Famous Wrongful Termination Cases and Rulings by the Supreme Court

One of the most common reasons a former employee may file a lawsuit against their previous employer is for wrongful termination. This type of retaliation is common in cases where an employee speaks out against workplace harassment, discrimination, or illegal activity. After voicing a complaint, the employers have been known to retaliate by firing the employee as punishment. While...

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How to Win a Wage Claim in California

California has a robust set of laws that protect workers’ wage rights. The California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement⁠ (DLSE) is the state-level agency that handles wage claims made by California employees. The law allows for several options for an employee to win a California wage claim. If you are having trouble getting your final pay from your old...

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