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Common Illegal Interview Questions Asked in California

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Four Things New Employees Should Be Aware Of

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In California, How Many Days in a Row Can You Work?

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California Minimum Wage Increases 2022

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California Discrimination Laws – How to Bring a Case in California

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When can a wrongful termination lawsuit be brought against an employer in the state of California?

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Employment Discrimination in California Based on Disability Is Against the Law

Employers are required to provide reasonable accommodation to disabled employees, unless doing so would result in undue hardship. Employees who are discriminated against based on their disability can file a lawsuit against their employer for damages. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals with disabilities in all aspects of employment. This includes hiring, firing, pay, job… Continue Reading..

Court Testimony from PG&E’s Troubleman before Judge Alsup

Read the Full Transcript of Proceedings PG&E’s troubleman appeared in the Northern District of California (San Francisco) to answer questions from the Assistant U.S. Attorney, Judge Alsup, and PG&E’s counsel. Judge Alsup oversees PG&E’s criminal probation. The troubleman’s name was not disclosed for safety reasons. He testified that he received an alert of a power outage on his phone on… Continue Reading..

Visibility at the Oscars

For the first time ever, there was ramp leading to the stage; for the first time, there was a presenter communicating to the audience in sign language in announcing major awards! These were ways Hollywood’s big night changed to be more inclusive and provide accessibility for their honored guests. The spotlight shone down on the stage, with ramp in place… Continue Reading..

Center for Disability Access cases before the Ninth Circuit in 2020

The Center for Disability Access, the civil rights division of the Potter Handy, LLP law firm, has argued—or will argue—a half dozen cases before the Ninth Circuit in the year 2020. Needless to say, it is a momentous year with a number of potential game-changing decisions within the world of disability civil rights.   One decision with significant ramifications was… Continue Reading..