2020 - Shegerian Law
  • Got Laid Off or Furloughed? Here Are Your Legal Rights

    September 16, 2020

    Regardless of the circumstances, losing your job is never a good thing. However, the landscape of business operations has been shaken by the COVID-19 pandemic.  With businesses shutting down or rapidly downsizing to better brace for losses, the number of unemployed workers continues to rise. To date, 22 million Americans had lost their jobs, with […]

  • Workplace Sexual Harassment: Fast Facts and Stats You Need to Know

    September 16, 2020

    It’s an employer’s responsibility to protect their employees, so they have a safe environment to focus on their work. However, not all workspaces are free from danger.The rise of the #MeToo movement uncovered the daily struggles of workers of all types. It brought global awareness about sexual harassment in the workplace, encouraging victims to come […]

  • Here Are Your Next Steps When You Are Racially Discriminated at Work

    September 15, 2020

    The presence of racial discrimination is, unfortunately, still felt today in everyday life, even in the workplace. While you may be able to recognize more apparent cases of discrimination, there are many subtle instances where it can fly past your radar, leaving you confused about what to feel or do next. In an ideal world, […]

  • Your Workplace Rights if You Are a Domestic Violence Victim

    March 12, 2020

    In California and New York, if you are a victim of domestic violence and stalking, then your employer cannot discriminate against you. You are afforded certain rights so that you can both take care of your situation and be protected from the perpetrator. Here is more information about your rights as a domestic violence victim […]

  • 5 Beneficial Reasons to Talk With Co-Workers About Salary

    March 12, 2020

    5 Beneficial Reasons to Talk With Co-Workers About SalaryIn a world with fewer and fewer taboo subjects, money is still usually considered a forbidden topic of conversation. This often means that co-workers who share much of their professional lives in common do not dare to discuss how much they are compensated for their work. In […]

  • 4 Signs of a Hostile Workplace

    February 13, 2020

    Signs of a Hostile WorkplaceWorking can be rewarding when you love what you do and work with people you like. However, a hostile workplace can turn the best job into a nightmare. While some signs of a hostile workplace are obvious, some are more subtle. If you want to protect yourself at work, check out […]

  • Can You Enforce an Oral Promise Made by an Employer?

    January 30, 2020

    Many employees take a job without a written guarantee of continued employment or particular work arrangements. The reason for this is a combination of two factors. First, most employment is known as at-will employment, which can generally be ended at any time. Second, many of the agreements about that employment are done orally and in […]