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Rebuilding Your Home After the California Wildfires [Infographic]

Feb
13, 2019

If you or a loved one lost your home in a recent California wildfire, you may find that the payout from your homeowner’s insurance is not enough to rebuild your home. It’s crucial that you understand your options for recovery.

If you or a loved one lost your home in a recent California wildfire, you may find that the payout… [Read More]

Federal Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Uber in Lawsuit to Keep Drivers as Independent Contractors

Dec
27, 2018

On September 25, 2018, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal handed over a major victory to the ride-sharing giant Uber Technologies Inc. in a battle between Uber and a class of thousands of Uber drivers alleging they were misclassified as independent contractors. In the lawsuit, the Uber drivers claimed Uber had been successfully skirting labor [Read More]

On September 25, 2018, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal handed over a major victory to the ride-sharing giant Uber… [Read More]

Are Consumers at Risk? The Hidden Dangers of Using E-cigarettes

Dec
20, 2018

Consumers have turned to e-cigarettes as an alternative way to get a nicotine fix without the harmful effects of smoking a traditional cigarette. However, defective e-cigarettes pose an entirely new set of risks that have become increasingly dangerous. In 2017, more than 120 lawsuits were filed in the United States by plaintiffs who were either [Read More]

Consumers have turned to e-cigarettes as an alternative way to get a nicotine fix without the harmful effects of smoking… [Read More]

Exploding Popularity of E-Cigarettes Turns Dangerous: Reported Explosions on the Rise [Infographic]

Nov
15, 2018

Burn injuries are on the rise as the popularity of e-cigarettes increases. Incidents of unpredictable combustion and/or the explosion of e-cigarettes have been linked to their lithium-ion battery, yet the safety of these devices remain largely unregulated. Read below for the latest e-cigarette statistics.

Burn injuries are on the rise as the popularity of e-cigarettes increases. Incidents of unpredictable combustion and/or the explosion of… [Read More]

Proposed Changes to U.S. Department of Education’s Regulations on Campus Sexual Misconduct Bolster the Rights of the Accused

Oct
12, 2018

On August 29, 2018, the U.S. Department of Education released new proposed policies around campus sexual misconduct. Under the new proposed regulations, the rights of students accused of sexual assault or harassment would be strengthened and would also lessen the liability for universities. The major change would be subsequent litigation, meaning accused students can look [Read More]

On August 29, 2018, the U.S. Department of Education released new proposed policies around campus sexual misconduct. Under the new… [Read More]

California Supreme Court Changes Rules for Classifying Workers as Independent Contractors: Adoption of ABC Test

Aug
30, 2018

On April 30, 2018, the California Supreme Court changed the rules for classifying workers as independent contractors in approving the ABC test in place of the Borello test in claims involving regulating wages, hours and working conditions. This Change May Affect You, If: You are an independent contractor in the State of California. You currently [Read More]

On April 30, 2018, the California Supreme Court changed the rules for classifying workers as independent contractors in approving the… [Read More]

New National Origin Discrimination Regulations Set Limitations To “English-Only” Rules

Aug
28, 2018

New regulations expanding protections for national origin individuals against workplace discrimination went into effect on July 1, 2018, including a ban on language requirements. Employers and employees alike need to know what these new laws mean for their workplace. Who does it protect?  Under these new regulations, the definition of a national origin individual has [Read More]

New regulations expanding protections for national origin individuals against workplace discrimination went into effect on July 1, 2018, including a… [Read More]

#MeToo By the Numbers [Infographic]

Aug
23, 2018

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, a recent study from Stop Street Harassment shows the staggering number of women and men who have experienced sexual harassment and assault in their lives. Find out more!

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, a recent study from Stop Street Harassment shows the staggering number of women… [Read More]

Revised Sexual Harassment Training Bill (And So Much More)

Aug
21, 2018

On May 30, 2018, the California State Senate approved Senate Bill 1343, a sexual harassment training bill, which will now move on to the State Assembly. While the bill has not yet been fully passed, it is important to know what this bill means for employers and employees if it is voted into action. How [Read More]

On May 30, 2018, the California State Senate approved Senate Bill 1343, a sexual harassment training bill, which will now… [Read More]

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Arbitration Agreements

Aug
16, 2018

When you are first hired at a company, you fill out a lot of paperwork. Between the tax forms and employee benefits enrollment process, it is easy to lose track of what you are signing. Chances are, one of those pieces of paper was an arbitration agreement. While they vary from employer to employer, signing [Read More]

When you are first hired at a company, you fill out a lot of paperwork. Between the tax forms and… [Read More]

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If you or a loved one lost your home in a recent California wildfire, you may find that the payout…
On September 25, 2018, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal handed over a major victory to the ride-sharing giant Uber…
Consumers have turned to e-cigarettes as an alternative way to get a nicotine fix without the harmful effects of smoking…
Burn injuries are on the rise as the popularity of e-cigarettes increases. Incidents of unpredictable combustion and/or the explosion of…
On August 29, 2018, the U.S. Department of Education released new proposed policies around campus sexual misconduct. Under the new…
On April 30, 2018, the California Supreme Court changed the rules for classifying workers as independent contractors in approving the…
New regulations expanding protections for national origin individuals against workplace discrimination went into effect on July 1, 2018, including a…
In the wake of the #MeToo movement, a recent study from Stop Street Harassment shows the staggering number of women…
On May 30, 2018, the California State Senate approved Senate Bill 1343, a sexual harassment training bill, which will now…
When you are first hired at a company, you fill out a lot of paperwork. Between the tax forms and…
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