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August 2019 Archives

Sexual harassment lawsuit against restaurant chain settles

It is probably no surprise to our readers in California that a restaurant chain like Hooters could face a lawsuit based on sexual harassment claims. After all, this particular restaurant chain hangs its trademark not just on promoting quality food, but also on the atmosphere in the restaurants and, in particular, their employees - specifically their waitresses. Needless to say, in today's society the prospects for maintain such a business model for the long-term could prove to be challenging.

Are you a victim of constructive dismissal?

Many California residents are not overly fond of their jobs. They may have thought that the position they hold would be a stepping-stone to their real careers but ended up staying in that same position for whatever reason. Of course, just because it is not their ideal job, it does not mean that they want to leave.

The basics about wrongful termination claims

Anyone in California who has been fired from a job before knows that it is not a good feeling. We all depend on our jobs to provide the income our families need to buy necessities, so when a person loses a job the impact on the person's family can be significant. However, there are some circumstances in which a person loses a job due to reasons that violate state or federal law. When this occurs, that person may have a valid wrongful termination claim to explore.

Age discrimination and your rights as an employee

You have the right to work or pursue work without fear of discrimination or harassment based on your gender, race, religion and other factors. Despite the fact that there are both state and federal laws in place that protect these rights, some California workers and applicants still experience unfair treatment every day. If you are a victim, you do not have to stay silent.

Understanding sexual harassment and what to do about it

Over the last few years a spotlight has been shining on the issue of sexual harassment in the workplace in America. For a time, news reports popped up seemingly every day about another corporate chief executive or celebrity who acted inappropriately in the workplace and who, sometimes years later, was finally being held to account. Understanding the issue of sexual harassment and what to do about it when it occurs is still a major concern for millions of people in the workplace.

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