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Essential Tenant Rights You Should Know When Leasing Property

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

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

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

New Laws for Cannabis In California For 2018 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 … Read More

Transgender Rights in the California Workplace

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

Increase in Traffic Accidents as Californians Flee Wildfires

Southern California Wildfires As thousands of acres of forest continue to burn in Southern California, attorneys warned those fleeing the wildfires to stay alert to an increase of traffic accidents. With only about 5% of wildfires contained in early December, evacuation orders were sent out to the remaining residents still … Read More

Pregnancy Discrimination: Can I Be Fired for Having a Baby?

The Merced Sun-Star recently reported on a pregnancy discrimination story involving a Merced County employer who allegedly told employees that if they got pregnant, they would be fired. Can My Employer Fire Me for Getting Pregnant? According to the Merced Sun-Star, after an employee informed an orchid grower that she … Read More