What Is Wrongful Termination?

April 21, 2024

What Constitutes Wrongful Termination? Wrongful termination (also known as a wrongful discharge) simply means that a person has been fired for illegal reasons. Wrongful termination covers a wide variety of topics within employment law, but some of the most common include when an employer fires employees for: It is important to note that wrongful termination […]

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Employee Privacy Rights

April 17, 2023

What is considered an invasion of privacy at work? Determining whether you have suffered an invasion of privacy requires evaluating whether you had a reasonable expectation of privacy. For example, if you had a private phone call in your office where you didn’t think anyone was listening and you later found out a coworker was […]

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FMLA in The California Workplace

April 16, 2023

What does the Family and Medical leave act provide? The Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) provides qualified employees with up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave per year for qualified medical and family reasons. What types of businesses/employers does the FMLA apply to? The FMLA applies to all public agencies, all public and […]

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Mental Health Discrimination in the California Workplace

February 13, 2023

How do you know if your workplace is discriminating? Discrimination occurs when you are treated differently while performing your job duties because of your protected class. Under California law, this includes your: race, color, religion, sex (pregnancy or gender), sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, mental and physical disability (including HIV/AIDS), medical condition (cancer/genetic […]

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Employment Contracts in California

February 13, 2023

When Should You Ask for an Employment Contract? To ensure the terms and conditions of your employment are clear and fair, you should ask for an employment contract before you have accepted a position. This will provide you with an opportunity to negotiate your contract before the start of your employment when your bargaining power […]

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Doe v. Bard College: For Years, Bard College Protected Racial Harassers and Alleged Sexual Predators on NY Campus

August 25, 2022

For Years, Bard College Protected Racial Harassers and Alleged Sexual Predators on its Privileged Upstate New York Campus Attorneys: Larry Organ, Esq (415) 453-4740; Avery Gilbert (845) 380-6265; Annandale-on-Hudson, NY – Bard College: Black guests held at gunpoint.  Reports of sexual assaults that went uninvestigated. Employment decisions based on race. Black and Brown scholarship students […]

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CCRLG Stands with the LGBTQIA+ Community

June 30, 2022

As Pride Month 2022 comes to an end, the LGBTQIA+ community has so much to be proud of. But we also have much to fear. Conservative state governments are continuing to push anti-LGBTQ+ bills, many targeting transgender people in particular. The United States Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in its Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s […]

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International Women’s Day: Pursuing Justice in the Workplace

March 08, 2022

California Civil Rights Law Group (CCRLG) celebrates International Women’s Day! This Global Day of Recognition takes place every year on March 8 to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. It also marks a call for action to accelerate women’s equality in the workplace. To highlight the day, CCRLG honors the courageous […]

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e-Commerce startup Fast facing Gender Discrimination Lawsuit

February 28, 2022

Tessa Kriesel, a former senior manager of developer relations at Fast explains why she’s suing the hot e-commerce startup backed by Stripe, over claims of ‘sex discrimination’ and ‘gaslighting’. Kriesel is represented by California Civil Rights Law Group, an employment law firm known for successfully representing a former Tesla elevator operator in his landmark racial-discrimination lawsuit […]

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National Trial Lawyers Name Founder Larry Organ Trial Lawyer of the Year

February 22, 2022

The National Trial Lawyers has named Larry Organ of the California Civil Rights Law Group its “Trial Lawyer of the Year” for his work on the groundbreaking race harassment case Owen Diaz v. Tesla which resulted in a $136.9 million verdict.

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