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Got Laid Off or Furloughed? Here Are Your Legal Rights 1000 667 Shegerian Law

Got Laid Off or Furloughed? Here Are Your Legal Rights

Regardless of the circumstances, losing your job is never a good thing. However, the landscape of business operations has been shaken by the COVID-19 pandemic.  With businesses shutting down or…

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Workplace Sexual Harassment: Fast Facts and Stats You Need to Know 800 400 Shegerian Law

Workplace Sexual Harassment: Fast Facts and Stats You Need to Know

It’s an employer’s responsibility to promote a workplace where employees feel safe and protected as they try to make a living. However, some situations are out of management’s control.  For…

Here Are Your Next Steps When You Are Racially Discriminated at Work
Here Are Your Next Steps When You Are Racially Discriminated at Work 1000 696 Shegerian Law

Here Are Your Next Steps When You Are Racially Discriminated at Work

The presence of racial discrimination is, unfortunately, still felt today in everyday life, even in the workplace. While you may be able to recognize more apparent cases of discrimination, there…

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Your Workplace Rights if You Are a Domestic Violence Victim 300 300 Shegerian Law

Your Workplace Rights if You Are a Domestic Violence Victim

Your Workplace Rights if You Are a Domestic Violence Victim In California and New York, if you are a victim of domestic violence and stalking, then your employer cannot discriminate…

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5 Beneficial Reasons to Talk With Co-Workers About Salary 300 300 Shegerian Law

5 Beneficial Reasons to Talk With Co-Workers About Salary

5 Beneficial Reasons to Talk With Co-Workers About Salary In a world with fewer and fewer taboo subjects, money is still usually considered a forbidden topic of conversation. This often…

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4 Signs of a Hostile Workplace 300 300 Shegerian Law

4 Signs of a Hostile Workplace

Working can be rewarding when you love what you do and work with people you like. However, a hostile workplace can turn the best job into a nightmare. While some…

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Can You Enforce an Oral Promise Made by an Employer? 300 300 Shegerian Law

Can You Enforce an Oral Promise Made by an Employer?

Many employees take a job without a written guarantee of continued employment or particular work arrangements. The reason for this is a combination of two factors. First, most employment is…

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Examples of Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace 300 300 Shegerian Law

Examples of Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace

In 2018, there were 2,790 complaints of pregnancy discrimination filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and $16.6 million in monetary benefits were paid out with these claims. Even…

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Gender Discrimination in the Workplace: The Laws and What to Do 300 300 Shegerian Law

Gender Discrimination in the Workplace: The Laws and What to Do

California’s employment laws protect workers of all genders from workplace discrimination. Discrimination takes many more forms than simply hiring and firing decisions — you may be a victim of discrimination…

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What You Need to Know About Disability Discrimination 300 300 Shegerian Law

What You Need to Know About Disability Discrimination

If you have suffered an injury that lead to permanent disability, you may fear discrimination by employers. Luckily, there are laws to protect people with disabilities against discrimination. If you…

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What to Know About a Hostile Work Environment 300 300 Shegerian Law

What to Know About a Hostile Work Environment

Not everyone loves their job, but even if you adore what you do, a hostile work environment can make you hate going to work. Whenever you put a group of…

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4 Signs for Women of Workplace Sexual Harassment 300 300 Shegerian Law

4 Signs for Women of Workplace Sexual Harassment

You love your new job and anticipate a successful, fulfilling career in your field. If you follow the news, you’re probably aware of the possibility of sexual harassment in the…