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Silicon Valley Sexual Harassment

By | 2018-10-12T05:30:53-04:00 July 12th, 2017|Categories: Sexual Harassment|Tags: , |

Silicon Valley Sexual Harassment Silicon Valley sexual harassment is getting a lot of attention lately.   Although it has been an issue for a long time, many women in the industry have recently shared their sexual harassment stories.  As a result, a growing number of executives accused of sexual harassment are stepping down from [...]

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FMLA Retaliation Cases

By | 2018-10-13T07:50:36-04:00 June 30th, 2017|Categories: Employment Attorneys, FMLA|Tags: , , , |

FMLA retaliation cases are potent weapons that can flip the balance of power in favor of employees.   Employees can really stand up for themselves and recover good settlements.   This video explains why these cases are so powerful for employees and bad for employers. You can also read a transcript of the video below: [...]

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Why Companies Steal Money from their Employees

By | 2018-10-13T07:52:14-04:00 June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Employment Attorneys, Wages & Hours|Tags: , , |

More money is stolen each year through wage theft than all other crimes combined.   Approximately 135 $Billion.  Low wage workers are hit hardest as they on average lost about one-third of their earnings each year to wage theft.   This video explains the two primary reasons why wage theft happens. Transcript Hi, I'm Robert [...]

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Fired on FMLA: The Story of Rodney Jones

By | 2018-10-13T07:53:26-04:00 June 20th, 2017|Categories: FMLA|Tags: , , , |

The Family Medical Leave Act was created to give employees time off to care for themselves or close family members.   Rodney Jones needed time off for surgery but he wound up getting fired.   Technically an employee is free to do what they want on FMLA leave, but posting photographs of yourself on the [...]

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10 Severance Pay Negotiation Tips

By | 2018-10-13T07:54:14-04:00 September 15th, 2015|Categories: Severance Pay|

If you are evaluating a severance agreement, you should consider speaking to one of our severance lawyers.  The video below provides some insight into the key terms in a severance package.  We offer a severance agreement review and strategy session for $500. Self help guide to negotiating your own severance package. No time [...]

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