Employment Law

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How Closely Are Your Employers Looking at Your Productivity?

In this new day & age with technology taking society by storm, the advances of technology have allowed employers a deeper look into their employee’s productivity. Companies across the world have implemented tracking, recording, and ranking programs to monitor their employees and the work they are producing. As an employee, these programs bring forward many …

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Governor Newsom Signs First Law to Set Pay and Working Conditions for Fast-Food Workers in California

This past Labor Day Governor of California, Gavin Newsom, signed a new law that set wages and working standards for fast food workers in the state. The new law is called the “Fast Food Accountability and Standards Recovery Act” and according to the Sacremento Bee, the new law creates the first labor council in the nation …

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Court Rules That Covid Triggers Business Interruption Insurance

A federal judge has ruled that COVID-19 constitutes a “physical loss or damage” to property, and thus can trigger coverage under commercial property policies. The case, Studio 417 v. The Cincinnati Insurance Co., concerned a group of business in Kansas City, Missouri who had filed suit against their insurer for a denial of coverage for …

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Racial & Ethnic Employment Harassment

An employer should never discriminate against an employee based on his or her race or ethnicity. The federal government enacted Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to protect employees from employment discrimination based on race. Many states have their own laws against racial discrimination in the workplace. The California Fair Employment and …

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