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6 Best San Diego Employment Lawyers

When it comes to fighting employment law issues, it is crucial to choose the best employment attorney. At the Law Office of John Dalton, we understand this and want to help you make an informed decision. To help you find the right fit, we’re here to guide you through our top picks for the six best San Diego employment...

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What Are Common Examples of Workplace Discrimination?

Unfortunately, workplace discrimination adversely affects countless California employees. Luckily, the Golden State is also one of the most progressive in the nation regarding employee protections. So, what are common examples of workplace discrimination? This article will examine several types of discrimination as well as the laws protecting employees against adverse and disparate treatment—because understanding what constitutes discrimination is the...

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How to Prove Racial Discrimination in the Workplace

In an ideal world, employers judge employees solely by their skills and capabilities, not by their skin color. Unfortunately, even in progressive states like California, workplace racial discrimination is still a problem. And it can have a lasting psychological and professional impact on workers. Knowing how to prove racial discrimination in the workplace is crucial in the fight for...

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How to Report Unpaid Wages in California

When your employer does not pay you your full wages or fails to pay you on time, it has committed wage theft. State and federal laws take wage theft seriously, which is why they provide multiple avenues for reporting unpaid wages through civil lawsuits or administrative complaints.  At the Law Offices of John Dalton, we also take wage theft...

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How to File a Wrongful Termination Claim in California

There are certain reasons your employer cannot use to terminate your employment. And if your boss has an illegal motive for firing you, it might be time to file a wrongful termination claim against them. At the Law Offices of John Dalton, our knowledgeable legal team can identify your rights in a wrongful termination claim and show you how...

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What Is Considered Workplace Harassment in California?

The law protects you against harassment at work. But what is considered workplace harassment in California? In general, unlawful harassment is any unwelcome and offensive behavior based on an individual’s protected characteristics.  While you have several options for asserting your rights against harassment and recovering damages from your workplace, the process can be tricky. You should speak to a...

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Best Employment Lawyers in Los Angeles

The best employment lawyers in Los Angeles are not just attorneys; they are advocates for workplace fairness and legal rights. When it comes to employment law, hiring the right attorney is crucial. As an employment law firm, we understand this and offer six recommendations for the best employment attorneys in Los Angeles. We’ve based our choices on these professionals’...

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Understanding California’s Waiting Time Penalty Law

California is a pioneer in ensuring employers pay their employees within a reasonable time after termination or resignation. Specifically, if an employer fails to pay an employee’s final wages within 72 hours of termination, they may face penalties under Labor Code 203. These penalties apply for each day the payment is late up to a maximum of 30 days....

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What Are the Requirements for Filing a Workplace Harassment Lawsuit?

When employers fail to protect their employees from unlawful harassment, they hurt their workforce, the community, and themselves. Victims of unlawful workplace harassment have several legal protections and the option to sue their harasser and employer.  There are many requirements for filing a workplace harassment lawsuit, and an experienced attorney can help you fulfill them. Contact us at the...

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How Are Unpaid Wages Calculated in California?

Employers use several techniques to give their employees less compensation than they are entitled to. California and federal laws allow employees to recover unpaid wages and punish their employers for wage theft. But how are unpaid wages calculated in California? The method for calculating unpaid wages depends on how your employer withheld your pay. To confirm that you receive...

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