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How to Prove Retaliation in the Workplace

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Sexual harassment is a serious issue that affects both men and women across all industries. Despite the devastating effects of sexual harassment, victims still hesitate to report it. They may fear that coming forward may result in further retaliation from their employer or colleagues.  It’s for this reason that many victims do not report harassment…


Pregnancy Disability Leave in California

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Having a baby can be an exciting time for expectant parents, but navigating time off work and what your legal rights are can be confusing.   In California, a female worker is entitled to up to 4 months of pregnancy disability leave (PDL) during her pregnancy or postpartum period if she remains disabled. This includes physical…


Breaking Down California’s FMLA Law

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The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provides eligible employees the right to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave during any 12-month period. This means that if an employee takes 12 weeks of FMLA leave, they are entitled to return to the same position with the same pay and benefits as before.  During…



Sexual Harassment of Secretaries & Receptionists: Know Your Rights

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Sexual harassment in the workplace is a serious issue that affects people of all genders and occupations. Secretaries, as well as other administrative and support staff, are particularly vulnerable to sexual harassment because they often have little power or status in the workplace. They are often hesitant to report sexual harassment because they fear retaliation…


How Nurses Can Report Sexual Harassment in California

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Sexual harassment in the workplace is a very real problem – especially in the nursing industry – that can have a lasting impact on those who experience it. It can take many forms, from unwelcome sexual advances and requests for sexual favors to other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature that is directed…