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Are Businesses Required to Provide Accommodations for Pregnant Workers?

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Pregnancy laws in California and nationwide require employers to provide reasonable accommodations to pregnant workers who are considered temporarily disabled. Reasonable accommodations are modifications to workplaces or duties that allow disabled employees to carry out job tasks. A hypothetical situation...

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How Do Arbitration Agreements Affect Labor Laws?

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LA Employment Lawyer Explains Forced Arbitration Forced arbitration is an increasingly popular tool used by employers to take away workers’ rights to sue them in court. Employers may say that arbitration agreements are in the best interest of both parties,...

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How Do You Recognize Workplace Discrimination?

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How do you recognize workplace discrimination, and then prove it in court? That is what Los Angeles employment attorney Michael Jacob discusses in this video. Determining what an employer’s true reasons for firing or failing to promote you can be...

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What is the Family Medical Leave Act?

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Los Angeles Employment Lawyer Explains the FMLA Act The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a federal law that enables employees to take time off from work due to their own serious medical condition or that of a close family...

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