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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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6 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

Understanding California’s waiting time penalty law can be challenging. 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...

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What Are the Requirements for Filing a Workplace Harassment Lawsuit?

What are the requirements for filing a workplace harassment lawsuit? This question is critical for employees facing harassment at work. 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...

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How Are Unpaid Wages Calculated in California?

How are unpaid wages calculated in California? This question is crucial for employees seeking compensation for wage theft. 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. The method for calculating unpaid wages depends on how...

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How Do I Recover Unpaid Wages in California?

Wage theft is a real and significant threat to the American workforce. And, unfortunately, the employers are doing the stealing. This is an uncomfortable reality, but California law protects its workers in many substantial ways. We can show you how to get back the compensation you are owed and help you do it.  At the Law Office of John...

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How to Prove Workplace Discrimination in California

If you are a victim of discrimination in the workplace, speak to a knowledgeable attorney about the possibility of obtaining legal relief. An experienced attorney can identify your legal rights and knows how to prove workplace discrimination in California. The Law Offices of John Dalton can help you get the results you deserve in an employment discrimination case. John...

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California Statute of Limitations for Wrongful Termination

What is the statute of limitations for wrongful termination in California? If you file your case with the state government or in a state civil court, you typically have three years to initiate your claim. This amount of time can change depending on your circumstances, so speaking to an attorney immediately after a job loss is vital to protecting...

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How to Handle Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Sexual harassment is harmful and illegal, and it should not happen. But it can be challenging to know what to do if you encounter a harasser at your job. You do not have to worry about what steps you should take next when you have a skilled sexual harassment attorney by your side who can stand up for your...

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Breaking the Silence: Same-Sex Harassment in the Workplace

As time goes on, our society is making more and more progress against the epidemic of sexual harassment. However, many unfair taboos and stigmas still exist. One good example of such a taboo is same-sex harassment. Many people still dismiss same-sex sexual harassment at work as a “myth.” Alternatively, they dismiss victims and tell them to simply “get over”...

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