Sexual Harassment in the Remote Workplace

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The shift to remote operations over the past year and a half has reshaped work. Remote work has a great many advantages—most importantly, keeping workers and their families safe from the threat of COVID-19; but also increasing flexibility, productivity, and focus. As workers adapted to this new reality, however, problems found in the office continued […]

COVID-19 and Employment Law Developments

COVID-19 and Employment Law Developments

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major changes in our lives and workplaces. And with those changes have come new regulations. Cities, counties, states, and the federal government have put out new rules and guidelines that govern how workers and employers interact. But, given the frequent updates and number of regulations, it can be overwhelming to […]

The Next COVID-19 Employment Litigation Hotbeds

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Soon, the lawsuits that have made up the bulk of coronavirus-related litigation thus far — primarily concerning safety and wrongful termination — will give way to wage, discrimination and other related claims. While the suits filed so far reflect workers’ main concerns in the early days of the pandemic, as more businesses and courts open […]

Know Your Rights: COVID-19 FAQs For Employees

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During these challenging and unparalleled times we have compiled a set of resources to support you. In an effort to keep you well informed, this page will be updated regularly throughout this global crisis. Can my employer fire me if I get coronavirus? Your employer cannot fire you if you test positive for COVID-19. Negative […]

Ralphs/Food 4 Less Sued After Massive Outbreak Sickens 100+ Employees at Compton Warehouse

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Ephraim vs. Ralphs Complaint FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Treating their essential workers as disposable, and forcing them to choose between a paycheck and a pandemic, Ralphs and Food 4 Less ignored the most basic safety precautions, leading to over one hundred employees at their Compton, California warehouse contracting COVID-19 according to a group of workers.  The […]