Author: Sessions & Kimball

Orange County Layoff Notice Info

So your pink slip literally arrives out of the blue? You may have a right to advance notice of a layoff. The notice must be in writing specify the layoff date and state whether bumping rights exist and other information. The federal Workers Adjustment and Retraining...

Orange County Unemployment Benefits Advice

I was fired so I cannot get unemployment benefits. This is a common misconception 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 compensation. Certainly layoffs are the...

Orange County Employee Outplacement Options

Your employer has just fired you in one breath and in the next offers you free outplacement services to find a new job. Employers often pay for outplacement services because fired employees who find a new job quickly are less likely to sue for wrongful termination....

Orange County Employment Mediation

On the world scene, peace talks are usually considered a better way to attempt resolution of disputes than armed conflict. Similarly in the workplace, mediation may be a better way to resolve workplace disputes than fighting it out in court. Mediation is non‑binding,...

Orange County Employee Final Paycheck Tips

Losing a job is tough enough without worrying about the final paycheck or, even worse, unpaid wages. Legislators across the country seem to agree; almost every state has laws on final pay. In California, for example, it must be paid on the date of termination if the...