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Los Angeles employment law continues to change. In addition to California law, Los Angeles might develop new paternity leave laws.

Remote Litigation During COVID-19: Adapt Or Get Left Behind

Attorney Douglas Silverstein Quoted in the Los Angeles Business Journal Many law firms and attorneys face unique challenges due to the spread of COVID-19. As efforts to control the spread of COVID-19 are underway, many attorneys cannot conduct legal proceedings in a courtroom. Here in Los Angeles, civil proceedings are not set to resume in … Continue reading

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Is My Employer Required to Tell Me If Someone at Work Gets COVID-19?

Sexual orientation discrimination occurring in office

Coronavirus, also known as SARS-CoV-2 , is a global pandemic that has killed thousands across the United States. As the virus continues to spread, the federal government and states have issued guidelines and orders to protect people. In California, Governor Newsom issued a stay-at-home order to help stop the spread of the deadly virus. However, … Continue reading

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Can You Refuse to Go to Work During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

Working from home during the pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has caused many businesses in California to shut their doors. As the virus sweeps across the nation, workers in all industries have concerns about contracting the deadly virus at work. These fears prompted many employers to create alternative work solutions. Working from home and teleconferencing are two solutions that have helped businesses … Continue reading

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Five Possible Warning Signs of Workplace Sexual Harassment

The #MeToo movement has become a national movement that has brought attention to sexual assault and sexual harassment. Instances of harassment or assault can occur just about anywhere—especially the workplace. In fact, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reports that it has received a 12 percent increase in sexual harassment claims since last year. If … Continue reading

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