Author: Law Offices of Kesluk, Silverstein & Jacob

What Can I Do After Being Sexually Assaulted in the Workplace?

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The #MeToo movement shows that sexual harassment is now one of the leading issues experienced in U.S. workplaces. California law defines two different types of sexual harassment: quid pro quo and hostile work environment. With quid pro quo, a supervisor may ask you to perform sexual favors in return for certain workplace benefits, such as … Continue reading

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How Compliance With California Employment Law Is Affected By Wildfires

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As we approach the summer season, many Californians are bracing themselves for deadly wildfires. The frequency and intensity of recent fires has put many Los Angeles residents on edge. Thousands of people will be forced to leave their homes and take time away from work. Fortunately, California employment law gives employees the right to certain … Continue reading

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What Are California’s New Requirements for Sexual Harassment Training?

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As Governor Jerry Brown prepares to exit office, he has signed numerous bills into law, changing the way California handles sexual harassment. One of those changes includes a significant expansion of the sexual harassment training employers must provide for their employees. Here is a rundown of those changes, and how companies must fulfill these requirements. … Continue reading

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Will the #GoogleWalkout Change How Tech Companies Handle Harassment Claims?

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In October 2018, The New York Times broke news that angered many people in the tech industry. After resigning due to allegations of sexual misconduct, Andy Rubin—co-creator of the Android operating system—was paid a $90 million exit package. Though Google found the accusations to be credible, the company still paid Rubin, and he wasn’t the … Continue reading

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