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Age Discrimination Statute of Limitations in California

Encountering discrimination at work, especially due to age, can be tough. You might be a seasoned professional nearing retirement, or you might be starting a new career later in life. No matter what stage you are in, if you are 40 or older, illegal discrimination could have affected you. ...

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Employer Holding onto Bonus: What Can an Employee Do?

Many people receive bonuses on top of receiving regular salaried or hourly compensation for work performed. Bonuses often make a significant difference in the amount earned in a year. They can help an employee put a down payment on a house, save for a child’s college education, or pay...

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Eligibility for Unemployment Benefits in California

If you are a Golden State employee seeking unemployment benefits, California eligibility requirements can be confusing. As one of the most populous states in the U.S., California offers a comprehensive unemployment insurance program designed to provide temporary financial assistance to eligible individuals. However, to access these benefits, workers must...

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7 Signs of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Sexual harassment remains one of the most common and overlooked forms of workplace discrimination today. Many employees assume they’d easily recognize sexually inappropriate behavior in the workplace. But harassment today happens in many more subtle forms than employees realize.  In this blog post, we’ll explain how employees and managers...

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How to Prove Workplace Discrimination in California

If you believe you are facing discrimination in the workplace, you are not alone. Millions of employees have suffered from workplace discrimination. Discrimination can make the work environment uncomfortable and result in unfair treatment. Discrimination can occur at all stages of work—from initial recruitment and hiring to termination. It...

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What Constitutes a Hostile Work Environment?

“Hostile work environment” is a commonly misunderstood term. Many employees know that offensive and abusive behavior in the workplace isn’t okay. However, few fully understand what makes a hostile atmosphere cross the line from inappropriate to illegal. In reality, “hostile work environment” is the name for a specific type...

Pregnancy Discrimination Settlement in EEOC Case Against Walgreens

Walgreens, a well-known retail giant, has agreed to pay $205,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) over allegations of pregnancy and disability discrimination. The case was filed in the Eastern District of Louisiana and resulted in a consent decree requiring Walgreens to provide...

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Employment Law Statute of Limitations in California

Many employees who experience mistreatment at work don’t realize there are deadlines for legal action. The statute of limitations for employment claims in California ranges from one to four years, depending on the situation. Waiting too long to file a claim can mean missing out on compensation or holding...

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Can You Be Fired for Taking Leave?

For most employees, a workplace leave of absence is no picnic. Unlike vacation days, job leave gives employees a temporary break from work to deal with specific family, medical, or life events. Many companies today offer leave time to workers facing personal challenges. However, employees often fear that extended...