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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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Why Having a Lawyer by Your Side is Critical in Sexual Harassment Cases

If you’re experiencing sexual harassment in the workplace, your first act should be to contact an attorney. Attorneys are skilled counselors who have years of experience giving a voice to the oppressed. But they offer countless other benefits to your case. It’s not an understatement to say that having an attorney will often determine whether your case results in...

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The Importance of Sexual Harassment Victims to Be Heard

Every year, there are more and more statistics revealing just how severe the epidemic of sexual harassment against women is. One report by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) indicated that somewhere between “25% to 85%” of women have experienced workplace sexual harassment. Yet while women file the majority of sexual harassment complaints, one study indicated that over 60%...

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Can a Victim Show Emotion in the Courtroom?

Can a victim show emotion in the courtroom? Yes, victims can express their emotions, but it’s important to balance authenticity with the formal decorum expected in a courtroom setting. The courtroom is a serious and formal place, but the matters litigated within a courtroom’s walls are often upsetting and highly emotional. So, if you are the victim of mistreatment,...

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Is an Employer Liable for Sexual Harassment in the Workplace in California?

Sexual harassment in the workplace is a serious problem both throughout the United States and in California. To help combat sexual harassment, California law imposes strict liability on employers when their agents or supervisors commit acts of sexual harassment against employees. This means your employer can be liable even if they did not know about the harassment. Your employer...

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How to Report Sexual Harassment at the Workplace in CA

A sexual harassment claim does not happen all at once. A successful claim starts with submitting a report of sex-based workplace misconduct and can end with a trial award, an administrative award, or a settlement. So, let’s start at the beginning and discuss how to report sexual harassment at the workplace in CA.  Of course, one of the most...

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