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What Can Be Deducted from My Paycheck?

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Learn More About State And Federal Paycheck Deductions The difference between your earned salary and the amount you take home differs greatly. It’s important that you’re aware of what your employer can legally deduct from your paycheck. An employer may only deduct expenses that adhere to federal and state laws … Read More

Essential Tenant Rights You Should Know When Leasing Property

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Renting A House? Learn More About California Tenant Rights Laws If you’re looking to rent property, it’s especially important for you to understand the California tenant rights laws. These laws are put in place to help ensure the landlord-tenant relationship is fair. There are a few things you should know … Read More

What You Need to Know About Insurance Law

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Important Information About California Insurance Law Insurance is a contract where one party pays a premium and the other party promises to reimburse them for certain types of losses. These losses can include illness, property damage, or death. Insurance law is the practice of law surrounding insurance. Insurance law is … Read More

Five Warning Signs of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

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Understand the Warning Signs For Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Recent news suggests that sexual harassment is rampant in workplaces in California and across the country. You have most likely heard of the viral #MeToo campaign in recent months. Millions of people targeted with sexual assault or harassment have used … Read More

California’s Ban the Box Measure Goes into Effect

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Criminal Convictions and Finding Employment It can be very difficult to find a job if you have a criminal record. Many employers look at criminal convictions and refuse to extend job offers. If you have a conviction and live in California, we have some good news. As of January 1, … Read More

April 2018 Employment Law Seminar: Major Changes in California Law

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New California Employment Laws Are you running into trouble trying to understand California’s newest employment laws? At our law firm, we understand the importance of helping our clients find solutions to their employment law problems. We have developed a series of seminars to help our clients plan and defend against … Read More

California’s New Cannabis Laws for 2018

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California’s latest cannabis laws passed over the New Year. California became the sixth state in the United States to allow licensed shops to sell marijuana. Anyone with an ID showing they are 21 or older will be able to purchase marijuana, much like purchasing alcohol at a store, without the … Read More

Transgender Rights in the California Workplace

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The state of California’s newest law requires all California employers to post the “Transgender Rights in the Workplace” poster starting at the beginning of this year. The poster must be displayed in a prominent and accessible area along with all other work notices. Employers must comply with the topics addressed … Read More

What Are Your Rights and Obligations as an Employer with Regard to the Immigration Worker Protection Act?

Understanding IWPA Read our update about the IWPA, made effective January 1, 2018, as well as the guidelines issued last week from the California Labor Commissioner and California Attorney General. Employment Updates AB450

Who is Responsible When a Cyclist Hits a Pedestrian?

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Cyclists aren’t the only victims in common cycling accidents. Sometimes pedestrians will be unlucky enough to be struck by a negligent bicyclist and be severely injured. In order to have their medical costs covered, the injured pedestrian would have to prove liability and identify the negligent party. However, insurance companies … Read More