Proof of Discrimination

Proof of Discrimination

Proof of Discrimination – Drawing the Line on Bad Conduct Proof of discrimination is challenging but always possible.  The burden of proof in a California Fair Employment and Housing [FEHA] case is by evidence showing that it is probable that discrimination was...
Personnel File Inspection

Personnel File Inspection

Why You May Want to Inspect Your Personnel File. You may want to inspect your personnel file for multiple reasons.  An employee wants to know that important records are included.  Perhaps inaccurate information needs to be tagged, removed, or make subject to rebuttal....
Limited Liability Companies – LLC Basics

Limited Liability Companies – LLC Basics

WHAT ARE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES AND WHY CREATE ONE? Our firm routinely encounters an employer having “LLC” after its name. What is the impact of this designation on our client’s ability to collect his settlement, award, or judgment? We generally sue corporations,...
California Teacher Rights – Due Process

California Teacher Rights – Due Process

UPDATE to “Teacher Rights” in Vergara v. California: Since writing this article, Vergara is no longer pending on appeal.  On August 22, 2016 the California Supreme Court in a 4-3 decision declined to review the Court of Appeal decision upholding the LAUSD...
Pregnancy Discrimination

Pregnancy Discrimination

Pregnancy Discrimination Includes Denial of Light Duty. Ms. White requested accommodation for her pregnancy to allow her to perform light duty work during part of her term.  But the Company responded by denying the request.  Management stated that it would provide no...
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