Employee Background Checks in California: Know Your Rights

Most job applicants find that when looking for a new job, one condition may be a background check. Background checks don't only apply at the initial time of hiring. They may also be required periodically as a condition to maintain employment. There are many reasons why an employer may subject potential hires and employees alike […]
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California Workplace Vaccine Requirements and Your Rights

Social distancing and capacity limits have lifted, making the COVID-19 pandemic seem like something of the past. But, as employees return to work, many without masks, employees may be faced with a lingering concern – whether an employer can mandate COVID-19 vaccines. Whichever side of the vaccination coin you prefer, it's critical to know your […]
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When to Consider Hiring an Employment Attorney

In cases of discrimination, sexual harassment, or wrongful termination, an employment lawyer can offer assistance to employees. Attorneys can also shed light on employees' rights and help ensure they are protected or help them seek justice in cases where they have been violated. An employment lawyer aids employers by drafting employee handbooks and policies and […]
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Retaliation and Challenges California Whistleblowers Face

In California, a whistleblower is considered an individual who reports an employer's violations of the law, regulations, policies, or rights or bears witness to other illegal conduct that creates unsafe working environments or conditions for employees or exposes the public to danger. However, coming forward as a whistleblower is not always without burdens or challenges. […]
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