Author: Sessions & Kimball

Did Firm Discriminate Against Clerk

Employee Rights Attorney Mission Viejo, California Q: “I was employed as a clerk in an accounting firm before being laid off. On most days I worked nine hours. During the busy tax season I worked 10 or more hours each day and four hours on Saturdays. “I...

Stopping Workplace Wrongs

Employee Rights Attorney Mission Viejo, California Q: “I am a contract recruiter working for a major aerospace company in California. At the time of writing this letter, I have been on assignment for 11 months. I am 40 years old with four years of experience in...

Keep In Mind Ramifications When Checking Applicants’ References

Employee Rights Attorney Mission Viejo, California Originally Published in The Los Angeles Times, August 12, 2001 Q: “What can a prospective employer legally ask a previous employer when checking references? And what information can the previous employer legally...

Pregnancy Discrimination Outlawed

Employee Rights Attorney Mission Viejo, California Q: After I announced that I was pregnant, my boss told me to take some time off and that we could make arrangements for me to do some part time work at home. Yet, almost immediately after taking my leave, he wrote me...

Worker Feels Firing Over Gossip Unjust

Employee Rights Attorney Mission Viejo, California Q: “I was fired recently, supposedly for starting rumors about a relationship between my supervisor and a salesman in our office. “I didn’t start any rumors, but they became suspicious when my...