Monthly Archives: January 2013

Sexual Harassment Must Create a Substantial Interference – Sexual Harassment Attorney – San Diego Employment Lawyer – 619.202.0264

Where the federal cases require a showing of severe or pervasive harassment, case law develops it’s own inquiry to satisfy a Civil Rights Act claim. Various cases do demonstrate reliance on the severe or pervasive inquiry; however, these cases have … Continue reading

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Sexual Harassment: Harassment must be Severe or Pervasive – Sexual Harassment Attorney – San Diego Employment Lawyer – 619.202.0264

Federal case law clearly establishes that for hostile work environment sexual harassment to be actionable, it must be sufficiently severe or pervasive to alter the conditions of employment and create an abusive working environment. Case law on this subject does … Continue reading

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Guidelines For Hostile Work Environment Sexual Harassment – San Diego Employment Lawyer – 619.202.0264

This article will address the guidelines Courts rely upon in their analysis of hostile work environment sexual harassment. To find that an employer’s conduct has created a hostile work environment under Title VII, Plaintiff must show that the complained of conduct was “severe or pervasive” … Continue reading

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Quid Pro Quo Sexual Harassment – Sexual Harassment Creating Hostile Work Environment – San Diego Employment Lawyer – 619.202.0264

Civil Rights Act specifically defines quid pro quo and hostile work environment sexual harassment as two separate causes of action. The statute explains that quid pro quo sexual harassment occurs when “(i) [s]ubmission to the conduct or communication is made a … Continue reading

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Conduct Rising to the level of Sexual Harassment – Sexual Harassment Lawyer – San Diego Employment Lawyer – 619.202.0264

What is Sexual Harassment along the lines of Title VII and Civil Rights Act? Title VII is meant to be interpreted broadly in its analysis in order to aggressively attack the problem of sexual harassment in the workplace. The statute itself provides … Continue reading

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More American workers sue employers for overtime pay – Overtime – San Diego Employment Lawyer – 619.202.0264

Americans were pushed to their limit in the recession and its aftermath as they worked longer hours, often for the same or less pay, after businesses laid off almost 9 million employees. Now, many are striking back in court. Since … Continue reading

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Understand Your Wage and Hour Rights – Overtime – Meal and Rest Breaks – San Diego Employment Lawyer – 619.202.0264

The U.S. Department of Labor estimates that 80 percent of employers are not in compliance with applicable wage and hour laws. As a California employee, you have the right to sue your employer if your employer withholds your wages, forces … Continue reading

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THE CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT MAKES LIFE EASIER FOR EMPLOYERS – Meal and Rest Periods – San Diego Employment Lawyer – 619.202.0264

The surprise of the recent snowstorm in Southern California was nothing compared to the shock created by the California Supreme Court in its ruling in Brinker International Inc., et al. v. Superior Court.  The California Supreme Court found that employers … Continue reading

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Workers Share Experiences of Wage Theft – Overtime – Wages – San Diego Employment Lawyer – 619.202.0264

An employer’s underpayment or nonpayment of wages to workers who have earned those wages – has severe financial consequences for workers, according to a new report that puts faces on the rampant instances of wage and hour violations in low-wage … Continue reading

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Minimum Wage Increase Hits 10 States, Boosting Pay For An Estimated One Million Workers – San Diego Employment Lawyer – 619.202.0264

New Years Day will bring a small pay bump to some of the lowest-paid American workers, with 10 states set to hike their minimum wages for 2013. Nearly a million low-wage workers will see their earnings rise because of the … Continue reading

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