Can My Employer Fire Me For Taking Time Off to Give Birth?

March 1, 2022 Legal Team
If you are considering having children or are actively pregnant, you may question whether or not your employer is legally allowed to fire you for taking time off to give birth. This is a fair question and common among new working parents. Read on to learn the answer.The Law Protects New ParentsAccording to the...
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Is My Job Protected If I Take a Medical Leave of Absence?

January 31, 2022 Legal Team
In short, the answer is yes. Your job should be protected under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Read on to learn more about the protections offered to employees under the FMLA.If You Are Eligible for Leave Under the FMLA, Your Job Is ProtectedThe FMLA protects eligible employees from being fired for taking...
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What Is the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)?

January 31, 2022 Legal Team
As an employee, you may wonder if your job is protected if you have to take a leave of absence for a family or medical purpose. Rightly so, as your work is your livelihood and you may also depend on your job for health insurance.Read on to learn about how the Family and Medical...
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Can My Employer Legally Fire Me for Being a Whistleblower?

August 27, 2021 Legal Team
A whistleblower is “a person who informs on a person or organization engaged in an illicit activity.”Essentially, a whistleblower is someone who reports on shady behavior that occurs within an organization.You may wonder whether your employer has the legal right to terminate your employment if you are a whistleblower. After all, you have to...
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What Are the Basic Employment Rights?

July 1, 2021 Legal Team
Employees throughout California deserve to not only recognize their rights, but they should also understand how to protect them. When employers violate these rights, employees who suffer may take legal action to safeguard their rights with employment lawyers on their side.Below, we’ll detail some of your rights as an employee and what happens if...
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