Can You Sue Your Employer for Workplace Induced Stress?

California ranked the 14th most stressed state in the country according to a WalletHub study shared on NBC Los Angeles, which included over 40 key stress indicators. Furthermore, the American Psychological Association (APA) reports that work is among the top three stressors for Americans. Work can be challenging, and many workers across the country feel […]
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Employers Should Review Their Grooming Policies After Latest Lawsuit

Employers should remember the importance of staying current on California's continually evolving Fair Employment and Housing Act ("FEHA"), particularly after the recent lawsuit filed last week in San Diego Superior Court. In the recent lawsuit filed in the San Diego Superior Court, a former employee of an event management company is asserting that he is […]
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The EEOC, California DFEH, and the Right to Sue

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, also known as the EEOC, is a federal agency that enforces federal laws against discriminating against a job applicant or employee due to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability. California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing, the DFEH, is California’s agency responsible for enforcing state laws […]
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What Legal Protections Are Available to Employees who Use Medical Marijuana in California?

Does California offer any legal protections to employees who use medical marijuana? The answer is: it's complicated. California is now one of a handful of states that have legalized marijuana for medical use (the first state to do so in this instance) and recreational users. The laws in California for employees who use medical marijuana, although […]
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