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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 CA?

Is an employer liable for sexual harassment in the workplace in CA? 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...

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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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How Do I Know If I Am Being Sexually Harassed at Work?

If you are being sexually harassed at work, you should know that you have legal rights and that you do not have to suffer in silence. Sexual harassment is illegal in the workplace, and there are laws that protect you.  At the Law Office of John Dalton, we have the tools and expertise needed to help you file a...

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Legal Takeaways from “She Said,” a Thriller that Speaks Volumes About Sexual Assault & Harassment

You are likely already aware of Harvey Weinstein’s recent convictions for rape and the years of allegations that he regularly committed sexual harassment and sexual assault in the workplace. And now, a film called “She Said” highlights the harrowing accounts of many of Weinstein’s accusers. In the film, two female New York Times reporters work to give voices to...

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Can I Sue for Unpaid Wages in California?

If you are living paycheck to paycheck, you are not alone. In fact, one study reported that about 63% of Americans were living paycheck to paycheck in 2022. So when an employer fails to compensate you according to applicable wage and hour laws, the financial results can be stressful (at the very least). Fortunately, unpaid wages laws in California...

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$775,000 Awarded in Same-Sex Sexual Harassment Claim – Barnes v. AHMC San Gabriel Valley Medical Center

If you have suffered mistreatment at work because of sex or gender, call the Law Offices of John Dalton immediately. John Dalton has had unparalleled experience and success in protecting workplace sexual harassment victims from corrupt employers and harassers. John can handle the toughest and most sensitive harassment cases.  Among his many successes, John’s ability to resolve challenging workplace...

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Penalties for Workplace Sexual Harassment in CA

When it comes to sexual harassment and the penalties for workplace sexual harassment in CA, your employer needs to compensate you for any harassment it allows to take place at its business. And it also needs to prevent harassment from happening. It is crucial that a victim of sexual harassment immediately hire an experienced employment attorney to help make...

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What Qualifies as Wrongful Termination in California?

When it comes to employment termination, California is generally an at-will state. What does at-will employment mean? At-will employment means that an employer can fire you at any time for no reason. And as an at-will employee, you can quit your job at any time for no reason. However, despite California’s at-will employment law, your employer cannot fire you...

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How to Prove Workplace Sexual Harassment in California

Knowing how to prove workplace sexual harassment in California is crucial for anyone facing this challenging situation. Sexual harassment in the workplace is sex-based discrimination that is destructive and illegal under state and federal laws. If you have suffered the effects of sex-based harassment at your job, you have a right to financial compensation and other legal remedies.  There...

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