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

ATTORNEY’S DUTY IN RELEASING FORMER CLIENT’S FILE

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

BACKGROUND CHECKS OF APPLICANTS AND EMPLOYEES

BEWARE OF TEAM-BUILDING EXERCISES THAT CAN LEAD TO HARASSMENT CLAIMS

BINDING ARBITRATION AGREEMENTS – PROS AND CONS FOR EMPLOYEES

CALIFORNIA FAMILY RIGHTS ACT (CFRA) – THE BASIC RULES

CALIFORNIA INDUSTRIAL WELFARE COMMISSION WAGE ORDERS – WHAT EMPLOYERS MUST DO

CALIFORNIA LABOR CODE “DAY OF REST” REQUIREMENTS

CALIFORNIA’S LAWS AGAINST DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION

CHANGES IN LABOR LAWS BENEFIT EMPLOYEES – OVERTIME, AGE DISCRIMINATION, GENETIC TESTS

CLAIMS BEFORE THE CALIFORNIA LABOR COMMISSIONER

COMPENSATION DISCRIMINATION AND THE EQUAL PAY ACT

CONDUCTING A BACKGROUND CHECK

CONSTRUCTIVE TERMINATION/FORCED TO QUIT

CORPORATE-OWNED LIFE INSURANCE & WORKPLACE INVESTIGATIONS

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

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

EMPLOYEE BLOGGING

EMPLOYEE DISABILITIES AND THE EMPLOYER’S DUTIES TO PROVIDE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION

EMPLOYEE REST BREAKS AND MEAL BREAKS REQUIRED BY CALIFORNIA LAW

EMPLOYEE TARDINESS

EMPLOYEE vs. INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR

EMPLOYING TEEN WORKERS – CHANGES IN FEDERAL RULES

EQUAL BENEFITS FOR DOMESTIC PARTNERS & UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE

ESTABLISHING AN ALTERNATE WORKWEEK SCHEDULE

EXEMPT vs. NON-EXEMPT EMPLOYEES

GRATUITY (TIP) PAYMENT – WHAT EMPLOYERS SHOULD DO TO AVOID PROBLEMS UNDER CALIFORNIA LAW

GUIDE TO PROVING DEFAMATION IN THE WORKPLACE

HANDLING EMPLOYEE COMPLAINTS

HARASSMENT, SEXUAL HARASSMENT, GENDER HARASSMENT – UNDERSTANDING WHAT THEY ARE AND REPORTING THEM

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

HOW DID THE CALIFORNIA FAIR PAY ACT CHANGE CALIFORNIA LABOR LAW?

HOW TO AVOID FRAUD CLAMS FROM AT-WILL EMPLOYEES AT YOUR BUSINESS

HOW TO DISPOSE OF YOUR OLD EMPLOYMENT RECORDS

HOW TO PREVENT DISABILITY DISCRDIMINATION AT YOUR BUSINESS

HOW TO PREVENT SEXUAL HARASSMENT AT YOUR BUSINESS

HOW TO PROTECT YOUR BUSINESS INVENTIONS AND TRADE SECRETS

HOW TO STOP EMPLOYEE EMBEZZLEMENT AND THEFT AT YOUR BUSINESS

INCREASING FAMILY RESPONSIBILITIES ARE LEADING TO RISE IN EMPLOYEE LAWSUITS

INTERNET POLICY – EMPLOYEE ACCESS TO THE INTERNET AND EMAIL

INVESTIGATING APPLICANTS BEFORE HIRING

INVESTIGATION OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT COMPLAINTS

IT IS ILLEGAL TO ASK A POTENTIAL EMPLOYEE ABOUT CRIMINAL CHARGES OR CONVICTIONS

LACTATION ACCOMMODATION

LAWS PROTECTING OUR ELDERS FROM FINANCIAL ABUSE

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 IN CALIFORNIA – WHEN ARE THEY ENFORCEABLE?

OFFENSIVE LANGUAGE AND CONDUCT IN THE WORKPLACE – FREE SPEECH OR HARASSMENT?

OFFERING SEVERANCE PAY IN EXCHANGE FOR A RELEASE FROM LIABILITY

PAID FAMILY LEAVE IN CALIFORNIA

PAID TIME OFF (PTO) PROGRAMS IN CALIFORNIA

PERSONNEL RECORD RETENTION AND FEDERAL AND STATE LAWS

PREVENTING AGE BIAS IN THE WORKPLACE

PREVENTING WORKPLACE HEALTH AND SAFETY VIOLATIONS

PROTECTING YOUR TRADE SECRETS WITH A NON-COMPETE AGREEMENT

PROTECTIONS FOR TRANSGENDERED EMPLOYEES – BOUNTY HUNTER LAW – WHISTLEBLOWER LAW

PROVIDING FOR YOUR PETS IN YOUR ESTATE PLAN: PET TRUSTS IN CALIFORNIA

PROVING WORKPLACE DISCRIMINATION IN CALIFORNIA

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION UNDER THE ADA (AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT) OR CALIFORNIA’S FEHA (FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING ACT)

RECORD KEEPING AND RETENTION POLICIES FOR EMPLOYERS

RECORD KEEPING FOR EMPLOYERS – TWO YEAR REQUIREMENT

RECORD RETENTION GUIDELINES FOR EMPLOYERS

REQUIRING PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEES TO TAKE PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS – RISKS INVOLVED

RETALIATION AGAINST AN EMPLOYEE – DON’T DO IT

RETALIATION AGAINST AN EMPLOYEE IN VIOLATION OF CALIFORNIA’S FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING ACT

RETALIATION CLAIM – BASED ON PRIOR HARASSMENT COMPLAINTS IN THE WORKPLACE

RETALIATION CLAIMS AGAINST EMPLOYERS

RETALIATION INSIDE OR OUTSIDE THE WORKPLACE – STEPS FOR EMPLOYERS TO TAKE

SALARY DISCRIMINATION IS NOW AGAINST THE LAW IN CALIFORNIA

SECTION 1542 WAIVERS

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

SEXUAL FAVORITISM HARASSMENT AND DISCRIMINATION IN VIOLATION OF CALIFORNIA’S FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING ACT

SEXUAL HARASSMENT – AIDING AND ABETTING IN VIOLATION OF CALIFORNIA’S FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING ACT

SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND SEX DISCRIMINATION IN VIOLATION OF CALIFORNIA’S FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING ACT

SEXUAL HARASSMENT REQUIRES PROPER REMEDIAL ACTION

SEXUAL HARASSMENT TRAINING FOR YOUR SUPERVISORY EMPLOYEES

SEXUAL HARASSMENT: IS IT PART OF THE JOB?

SEXUAL ORIENTATION HARASSMENT AND DISCRIMINATION IN VIOLATION OF CALIFORNIA’S FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING ACT

TEENAGE WORKERS – RULES FOR HIRING

TERMINATING PROBLEM EMPLOYEES IN CALIFORNIA

THE ADVANTAGES OF MEDIATION: CONTROL, SPEED, COST, CONFIDENTIALITY, IMPACT, AND COMPLIANCE

THE CALIFORNIA INDUSTRIAL WELFARE COMMISSION WAGE ORDERS: READ THEM, POST THEM, AND AVOID PENALTIES

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

UNPAID INTERNS: ARE THEY REALLY THE CHEAPER ALTERNATIVE?

UNSCHEDULED ABSENCES FROM WORK: WHAT AN EMPLOYER CAN DO

USING SICK LEAVE TO CARE FOR ILL FAMILY MEMBERS

VIOLATING CALIFORNIA’S INDUSTRIAL WELFARE COMMISSION WAGE ORDERS CAN LEAD TO CLASS ACTIONS

WHAT CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS SHOULD KNOW ABOUT PREHIRE SCREENING

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 CALIFORNIA’S FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING ACT?

WHAT IS PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION AND HARASSMENT IN VIOLATION OF CALIFORNIA’S FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING ACT?

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

WHAT IS RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION AND HARASSMENT IN VIOLATION OF CALIFORNIA’S FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING ACT?

WHAT TO DO WHEN AN EMPLOYEE LIES ABOUT A CRIMINAL CONVICTION ON HIS OR HER APPLICATION

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

WHEN IS A SALES COMMISSION LEGALLY EARNED? WHEN CAN A PRE-HIRE MEDICAL EXAM BE REQUIRED?

WHO OWNS THE COPYRIGHT OF A WORK MADE FOR HIRE?

WORKERS’ ITEMIZED WAGE STATEMENTS

WORKING INTERVIEWS

WRONGFUL TERMINATION IN VIOLATION OF PUBLIC POLICY