Obesity: A Covered “Disability” Under California Law

August 21, 2018 – As most of us know, obesity has become a national epidemic and is increasing rapidly throughout the United States. With obesity being so prevalent, it is not surprising that those who suffer from obesity are often mistreated and/or singled out at the workplace. But are they protected under the law?

Paid Pregnancy Leave For Public-School Employees?

August 20, 2018 – Isn’t it ironic that teachers, who spend most of their time caring for other people’s children, are often deprived of the opportunity to bond with their own children during a pregnancy or after giving birth? Currently, California’s Pregnancy Disability Leave Law (PDLL) allows up to four (4) months of protected…

At-Will Employees Can Be Wrongfully Terminated

August 16, 2018 – If you’re employed in California, chances are your employer likes to constantly remind you that your employment is at-will. Yes. California is an “at-will” employment state, meaning an employer generally can terminate your employment at any time for any reason or no reason at all. However, an employer…

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