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Safety concerns crop up in the workplace, creating the potential for serious bodily harm or even death. As a California worker, you can absolutely refuse to undertake work that can potentially cause you injury or make you ill. In the state of California, employees are legally protected from unsafe and dangerous working conditions under the ...

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When you think about being robbed, your thoughts may instantly turn to muggings on the street or a carjacking a bad neighborhood. Nonetheless, one of the most common acts of theft occurs in one of the most unexpected places—the workplace. And the culprit? The very employers who workers trust to give them a fair shake ...

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Discrimination in the workplace can make every day spent at work a horrific experience. However, proving workplace discrimination can be a daunting task because the employee must provide proof that the employer acted with an illegal intention, such as failing to promote the employee due to the employee’s sex, race or ethnicity, for example. The ...

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Many employees in California rely on tips as part of their income. If you are among them, then you know that tips are very important to making ends meet. Waiters, waitresses, house cleaners, bartenders, delivery drivers, bellhops and cab drivers are all professions that customarily count on tips to make up the shortfall left by ...

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Navigating the workplace as a new mom is hard enough; if you’re a breastfeeding mom, things get more complex. Having to pump your breastmilk while working can complicate your everyday schedule, and some bosses aren’t exactly breastfeeding-friendly. However, California moms are afforded lactation breaks, thanks to the 2010 Affordable Care Act. This law states that ...

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Having a baby is nothing if not a milestone moment, but what parents may see as a joyous event may not be as well-received among employers. Unfortunately for women, pregnancy can have a negative impact on their careers, but the good news is, the law affords some protections to prevent most employers from unlawful discrimination ...

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California workers are entitled to overtime pay when they work more than 40 hours in a week or more than 8 hours in a day, provided they do not work in particular occupations that are exempt from overtime under California’s wage and labor laws. At Rager Law Firm, our Los Angeles overtime violations attorney knows ...

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Deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department filed a legal claim earlier this month alleging that a gang-like group of deputies known as the Banditos scare them more than the criminals on their beats. Five young deputies and two veteran deputies say that they were victimized by the group of officers that form the ...

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If you are considering filing a workers compensation claim, it may have crossed your mind that this may not sit well with your employer, for whatever reason. Some employers and department heads value their safety records. Some fear their insurance rates going up. Others don’t want to fool with the paperwork. And some may not ...

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Children are the biggest tattle-tales. They tell on everything. If you had a younger sibling then you completely understand. If you were the younger sibling then you may carry some guilt for telling on your siblings as much as you did. We teach children to tell, but only some things because, to be honest, parents ...

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