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New Year, New Laws for Employment Lawyers

Were you able to keep track of the new legislative changes that affect California employers and employment lawyers? Don’t worry, we did and here are some of the key statutory changes you need to know about. 

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7 Steps Employees Must Take to Get Disability Accommodation

employee with disability taking steps to stay at workWhen an employee becomes disabled, it doesn’t necessarily mean that the employee can’t work anymore. There may be accommodations that will allow the employee to keep doing the job. To figure this out, the employee must first take these steps.

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10 Steps to Hiring Without Violating Disability Discrimination Laws

stk205067rkeRegardless of whether a job applicant has an apparent disability, employers should always follow these 10 steps to reduce the risk of liability for running afoul of the anti-discrimination provisions of the ADA or the FEHA.

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Protection Against Discrimination Based on Genetic Information Is Coming Soon

The new year will bring another category of prohibited discrimination in California  — discrimination based on genetic information will no longer be legal.

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Elder Law Employment Law Legal Topics

Pricey Older Workers Are Getting the Boot

As the Houston Chronicle puts it, “[t]he worsening economy seems to be good for something — the job-discrimination lawsuit business.” One particular growth industry seems to be bringing and defending age discrimination suits.