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Four Things New Employees Should Be Aware Of

California Employment Laws Four Things New Employees Should Be Aware Of Employees in California need to be aware that the state has special employment laws in place to protect employees and to provide them with mutual aid and protection. Generally speaking, California employers should respect the rights of their employees. A violation of these rights might result in a number… Continue Reading..
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California Minimum Wage Increases 2022

Employment Law Attorneys – Fighting for Fairness and Justice in the Workplace As of Jan. 1, 2022, for employers of 26 or more employees, the California state minimum wage is $15 per hour; for employers of 25 or fewer employees, minimum wage is $14 per hour. This means that as of Jan. 1, 2022, exempt employees in California must be… Continue Reading..
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California Discrimination Laws – How to Bring a Case in California

Victims of employment discrimination may be able to file a lawsuit against their employer seeking monetary compensation. Below, we answer some of the most common questions about filing an employment discrimination lawsuit in California. How can I bring a case against an employer for discrimination in California? Generally speaking, in order to initiate a lawsuit against an employer for employment… Continue Reading..

E. Coli Recall Expands

E. Coli Recall Linked to Celery Expands to Over a Dozen States. Original Post by by Tanya Edwards December 2, 2015 A recall that started with an E. coli scare at Costco now spans more than a dozen states and includes 155,000 items such as salad kits, vegetable trays, and other prepared foods. Read More If you or someone… Continue Reading..

Responsibility & Accountability in the Wake of the Butte Fire

Article Updated: October 5, 2015 This month’s Butte fire wrought havoc on the Calaveras County, killing two and laying waste to hundreds of residences. Though there are facts still to be gathered, some information suggests that the tragic Butte fire may have been caused by Pacific Gas & Electric Company power lines in the area.  In fact, one of PG&E’s… Continue Reading..