Author: Sessions & Kimball

Orange County Employee Reinstatement Rights Part 1

After enduring a long convalescence, that humdrum job never looked so good! An employee may have a right to be reinstated to a former job upon returning from medical leave (employee reinstatement rights). The Family and Medical Leave Act generally applies to an...

Employee Rights Tip: Illegal Job Application Interview Questions

It is none of your business, you may feel like saying when an overly personal question is asked by a prospective employer. Actually, some of these employment interview questions may even be illegal. It is improper to ask about your sexual preference, marital status,...

Orange County Employment Tip: Show Enthusiasm

If you are not fired with enthusiasm, you will be fired with enthusiasm, said Vince Lombardi. Enthusiasm. Is it really that important? Can we just do our jobs and survive in the workplace? Survive, perhaps but not thrive and maybe worry about job security. Enthusiasm...

Orange County Unemployment Benefits

I was fired, so I cannot get unemployment benefits. This is a common misperception I often hear from clients. It is too bad, because many of these workers may be unwittingly failing to claim thousands of dollars of unemployment benefits & lost job security...