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AGE DISCRIMINATION AND HARASSMENT IN VIOLATION OF THE FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING ACT

AT-WILL EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENTS

ATTORNEY’S DUTY IN RELEASING FORMER CLIENT’S FILE

ATTORNEYS HAVE A DUTY TO ADEQUATELY COMMUNICATE WITH THEIR CLIENT – NO EXCUSES!

AVERTING EMPLOYEE EMBEZZLEMENT

BACKGROUND CHECKS OF APPLICANTS AND EMPLOYEES

BINDING ARBITRATION AGREEMENTS

CALIFORNIA FAIR PAY ACT

CALIFORNIA FAMILY RIGHTS ACT (CFRA)

CHANGES IN OVERTIME LAWS BENEFIT EMPLOYEES

CLAIMS BEFORE THE CALIFORNIA LABOR COMMISSIONER

COMPENSATION DISCRIMINATION AND THE EQUAL PAY ACT

CONDUCTING A BACKGROUND CHECK

CORPORATE-OWNED LIFE INSURANCE & WORKPLACE INVESTIGATIONS

DEATH OF A SOLE PRACTIONER: PLANNING FOR THE EVENT AND ADMINISTERING THE AFTERMATH

DISABILITY DEFINITION

DISABILITY UNDER CALIFORNIA LAW

DISPOSAL OF EMPLOYMENT RECORDS

DO YOU OWN A CALIFORNIA BUSINESS AND YOU HAVE BEEN SUED FOR AN AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT VIOLATION, OR UNDER THE CALIFORNIA DISABLED ACCESS LAWS – AND YOU ARE WONDERING WHY?

EMPLOYEE BLOGGING

EMPLOYEE DISABILITIES AND THE EMPLOYER’S DUTIES

EMPLOYEE TARDINESS

EMPLOYEE vs. INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR

EMPLOYEES WHO RECEIVE COMMISSIONS

EMPLOYING TEEN WORKERS

EQUAL BENEFITS FOR DOMESTIC PARTNERS & UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE

ESTABLISHING AN ALTERNATE WORKWEEK SCHEDULE

EXEMPT vs. NON-EXEMPT EMPLOYEES

FALSE APPLICATION – CRIMINAL CONVICTION

GRATUITY (TIP) PAYMENT

GUIDE TO PROVING DEFAMATION IN THE WORKPLACE

HANDLING EMPLOYEE COMPLAINTS

HARASSMENT – DEFINITION

HAVE YOU BEEN INJURED BUT ARE AFRAID TO BRING A LAWSUIT BECAUSE OF BEING QUESTIONED ABOUT YOUR IMMIGRATION STATUS?

HOSTILE ENVIRONMENT SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN VIOLATION OF THE FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING ACT

INCREASING FAMILY RESPONSIBILITIES ARE LEADING TO RISE IN EMPLOYEE LAWSUITS

INDUSTRIAL WELFARE COMMISSION WAGE ORDERS

INTERNET POLICY – EMPLOYEE ACCESS TO THE INTERNET AND EMAIL

INVENTIONS AND TRADE SECRETS

INVESTIGATING APPLICANTS BEFORE HIRING

INVESTIGATION OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT COMPLAINTS

LACTATION ACCOMMODATION

MALPRACTICE ACTION BY ONE CLIENT DESTROYS ATTORNEY-CLIENT PRIVILEGE OF JOINTLY REPRESENTED CLIENT

MEAL BREAK RULES

MEDICAL LEAVES OF ABSENCE UNDER CFRA AND FMLA

MILITARY RESERVISTS EMPLOYER’S OBLIGATIONS

MONITORING EMPLOYEES EMAILS

NO-MATCH LETTERS FROM SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

NON-COMPETE AGREEMENTS

OFFENSIVE LANGUAGE AND CONDUCT

PAID FAMILY LEAVE

PAID TIME OFF (PTO) PROGRAMS

PREHIRE SCREENING

PREVENTING AGE BIAS

PROVING DISCRIMINATION IN THE WORKPLACE

PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS – RISKS INVOLVED

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION REVISITED

RECORD KEEPING – TWO YEAR REQUIREMENT

RECORD KEEPING AND RETENTION POLICIES

RECORD RETENTION FEDERAL AND STATE LAWS

RECORD RETENTION GUIDELINES

REST BREAKS AND MEAL BREAKS

RETALIATION – DON’T DO IT

RETALIATION – STEPS FOR EMPLOYERS TO TAKE

RETALIATION CLAIM – BASED ON PRIOR HARASSMENT COMPLAINTS

RETALIATION CLAIMS AGAINST EMPLOYERS

RETALIATION IN VIOLATION OF THE FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING ACT

SECTION 1542 WAIVERS

SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT PROVISIONS THAT PURPORT TO RESTRICT AN ATTORNEY’S RIGHT TO PRACTICE LAW

SEVERANCE AGREEMENTS – FRIEND OR FOE

SEXUAL FAVORITISM HARASSMENT AND DISCRIMINATION IN VIOLATION OF THE FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING ACT

SEXUAL HARASSMENT – AIDING AND ABETTING IN VIOLATION OF THE FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING ACT

SEXUAL HARASSMENT – EMPLOYER LIABILITY

SEXUAL HARASSMENT – RECORD RETENTION

SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND SEX DISCRIMINATION IN VIOLATION OF THE FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING ACT

SEXUAL HARASSMENT PART OF THE JOB?

SEXUAL HARASSMENT PROPER REMEDIAL ACTION

SEXUAL HARASSMENT TRAINING TO SUPERVISORY EMPLOYEES

SEXUAL ORIENTATION HARASSMENT AND DISCRIMINATION IN VIOLATION OF THE FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING ACT

TEAM BUILDING EXERCISERS CAN LEAD TO HARASSMENT CLAIMS

TEENAGE WORKERS – RULES FOR HIRING

TERMINATING PROBLEM EMPLOYEES

THE CALIFORNIA INDUSTRIAL WELFARE COMMISSION WAGE ORDERS

THE CALIFORNIA LABOR CODE’S PRIVATE ATTORNEY GENERAL ACT

THE ROLE OF CALIFORNIA’S DEPARTMENT OF FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING

TOP FIVE REASONS EVERY BUSINESS NEEDS AN EMPLOYEE HANDBOOK

TOP TEN MISCONCEPTIONS HELD BY EMPLOYERS

TOP TEN TERMINATION MISTAKES MADE BY EMPLOYERS

TRADE SECRETS NON-COMPETE AGREEMENTS

TRANSGENDERED EMPLOYEES – BOUNTY HUNTER LAW – WHISTLEBLOWER LAW

UNPAID INTERNS: ARE THEY REALLY THE CHEAPER ALTERNATIVE?

UNSCHEDULED ABSENCES

USING SICK LEAVE TO CARE FOR ILL FAMILY MEMBERS

VIOLATION OF INDUSTRIAL WELFARE COMMISSION WAGE ORDERS CAN LEAD TO CLASS ACTIONS

WHAT IS A MOTION IN LIMINE?

WHAT IS A PRESCRIPTIVE EASEMENT?

WHAT IS AN EQUITABLE EASEMENT?

WHAT IS DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION AND HARASSMENT IN VIOLATION OF THE FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING ACT?

WHAT IS PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION AND HARASSMENT IN VIOLATION OF THE FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING ACT?

WHAT IS RACE/NATIONAL ORIGIN DISCRIMINATION AND HARASSMENT IN VIOLATION OF THE FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING ACT?

WHAT IS RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION AND HARASSMENT IN VIOLATION OF THE FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING ACT?

WHEN AM I ENTITLED TO A LEAVE OF ABSENCE UNDER THE FAMILY MEDICAL LEAVE ACT?

WORKERS’ ITEMIZED WAGE STATEMENTS

WORKING INTERVIEWS

WORKPLACE HEALTH AND SAFETY VIOLATIONS

WORKS MADE FOR HIRE PROTECTING EMPLOYERS’ INTERESTS

WRONGFUL TERMINATION IN VIOLATION OF PUBLIC POLICY