Category Archives: Employment Law

Protection Against Pregnancy Discrimination in California

Pregnancy is an exciting and emotional time in a person’s life. It can feel like there is so much to do before the baby arrives; from a healthy delivery to…

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Employment Protection for Members of the U.S. Armed Forces

Are you a member of the U.S. Armed Forces? Are you concerned for your job security during a deployment, activation for disaster relief, or scheduled weekend drill? This is a…

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5 Things You Need to Know When You’re Offered a Severance Package

You likely never expected to be offered a severance package on the day you were called into your supervisor’s office and it felt like your life had changed. Most of…

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U.S. Department of Labor Asserts Certain Wage Theft Scenarios Constitute Modern Day Slavery

San Francisco Based Employee Rights Attorney Battles For Fair Pay In 1863, when Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, slavery was made illegal. And while most Americans denounce our country’s…

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City of Westminster Sued by Employee Citing Anti-Semitic and Anti-Latino Treatment

[caption id="attachment_1834" align="alignleft" width="336"] Attorney James DeSimone with Client Eliyahu Jesse Cortez Levy[/caption] Westminster, CA – April 25, 2019 – A City of Westminster employee filed a lawsuit in OC…

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California Employees Can Look Forward to Positive and Significant Workplace Changes

In the interest of employee rights and concerns, California Governor Jerry Brown signed significant and positive employee-friendly legislation that took  effect January 1, 2019. The bills Governor Brown signed cover…

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Understanding FMLA and the California Family Rights Act

Ideally, all covered employers would easily understand and have the compassion and resources to comply with the requirements of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the California…

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Understanding SB396 – Transgender Work Opportunity Act

Many progressive Californians continue to push against sex discrimination in the workplace under the protections of Title VII of the 1963 Civil Rights Act and recently enacted Senate Bill (SB)…

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