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March 21 2022
Azadian Law Group

Most employment in California functions under the terms of at-will employment law. The at-will employment law aims to ensure employees have the right to leave a job they no longer want without repercussions while providing employers the control to exercise hiring and firing decisions at their discretion. The core of the at-will employment law is… Read More

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March 20 2022
Azadian Law Group

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) of the United States is a component of the US Department of Labor. The responsibilities of the EEOC include developing new measures to prevent and resolve workplace harassment and discrimination. The EEOC is also tasked with investigating claims of employers’ violations of EEOC law. If you believe you have… Read More

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March 18 2022
Azadian Law Group

California employment laws include various regulations regarding pay, benefits, and expense compensation for employees. Employers must abide by these terms and pay their employees appropriately. When it comes to business-related expenses, employers are typically responsible for compensating their employees for any expenses they incur while performing their job duties. For example, if you must use… Read More

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February 17 2022
Azadian Law Group

Many people working in California have demanding jobs, and the term “hostile work environment” is commonly misunderstood. A hostile work environment manifests when discrimination prevents employees from performing their job duties. Hostile work environment claims most often pertain to sexual harassment in the workplace, but any harassment or discrimination can cause a hostile work environment…. Read More

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February 16 2022
Azadian Law Group

Discrimination in the workplace is an unfortunate reality that many people working in California experience every day. However, discrimination is not always overt. Many employees endure protracted abuse from their coworkers and supervisors due to a lack of awareness of their rights and the employment laws of the United States. Some employees may not realize… Read More

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February 22 2021
Azadian Law Group

Ask a Wrongful Termination Lawyer: Can My Employer Require I Get A COVID-19 Vaccine? You may be wondering if it is “legal” for your California employer to mandate the COVID-19 vaccine as a condition of employment.  The short answer is “yes” — an employer can mandate the COVID-19 vaccine for employees. On December 16, 2020,… Read More

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February 10 2017
Azadian Law Group

Earlier this month, a former employee in Los Angeles filed a lawsuit against her former Glendale employer alleging age discrimination. In the complaint, the employee argues that she was unlawfully discharged from her job as a result of her age, citing violations of California’s Fair Employment Housing Act (FEHA). As a result of her termination,… Read More

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January 26 2017
Azadian Law Group

This month, the Palm Beach County, FL public school system announced that it had reached a settlement in the U.S. Justice Department lawsuit, which had alleged that a principal had unlawfully demoted an assistant principal upon discovering that she was pregnant with twins. According to the complaint, the assistant principal was expecting twins in 2011… Read More

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August 10 2016
Azadian Law Group

A wage theft enforcement bill that will empower local California authorities to investigate wage theft claims has recently been signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown. This bill (SB 1342), authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (Artesia), will allow county and municipal boards to appoint an official to investigate allegations of wage theft. Taking effect on… Read More

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July 7 2016
Azadian Law Group

In this piece, Pasadena attorney George S. Azadian gives you his insights into Overtime Pay. This article is for general information purposes only and is not presented as legal advice, and is not to be acted on as such. Overtime pay can be a difficult discussion to have when employees are unsure of their rights… Read More

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