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Don’t Be the Next Lincoln Project. Do This Instead

Present Situations The Lincoln Project is falling apart frantically. Many states, including California, hold employers liable for their inaction when it comes to harassment at work. They cannot turn a blind eye to such illegal conduct. And when they do, they must compensate for their...
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Anti-Conservative Bias in Hollywood and Beyond

Gina Carano, who played Cara Dune in the hit Disney+ series The Mandalorian, was eliminated from the show after her controversial post on social media and its resulting hashtag on Twitter. California employees and job applicants are entitled to certain protections for their political activities,...
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Libel And Slander Protected By The First Amendment Law

Libel and Slander When someone publishes or communicates a false statement about you to another, the law provides a potential avenue for you to recover for damage to your reputation through laws preventing defamation (aka libel or slander). However, your level of public exposure can...
CMIA And HPIAA Unauthorized Disclosure Of Medical Information

CMIA & HPIAA – Unauthorized Disclosure Of Medical Information

Unlawful Disclosure Of Medical Information Medical history often contains highly personal, and sometimes embarrassing, information. Whether such information concerns past procedures, chronic medical issues, or a catastrophic diagnosis, it is with good reason lawmakers have created privacy protections for this sensitive data. So when a...
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Purpose & Benefits of the Older Workers Benefit Protection Act

When employees are terminated, they are often asked to sign a release of legal claims against the employer in exchange for some payout. This is usually referred to as “severance.” One of the problems inherent in signing a release is that the employee usually has...
CA Supreme Court Holds Dynamex Is Retroactive

California Supreme Court Holds That Dynamex is Retroactive

In 2019, the Ninth Circuit asked the California Supreme Court to resolve an open question of California state law and certified the question of whether the ABC test, as outlined in the California Supreme Court’s decision in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court, was...

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