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  • Disability Discrimination Cases: Fight Disability Discrimination

    December 27, 2012

    Disability Discrimination | Shegerian & Associates Will Fight for You There are several California labor laws that protect persons with disabilities from discrimination in the workplace. While there are not specific laws in place for several possible occurrences, there are specific examples that have received judgment in the favor of the disabled employee. These judgments […]

  • Hourly Wage Cases: Paid Training and Meetings

    December 27, 2012

    Hourly Wages | Shegerian & Associates Help You Get the Pay You Deserve If your employer has subjected you to training exercises outside of your regular work hours or requires meetings that are also not during workdays, you should receive adequate compensation for these activities. It often happens that an employer will mandate training sessions […]

  • Social Media Use Cases: Be Careful What You Say

    December 27, 2012

    Social Media Use | Shegerian & Associates Can Help You While you may feel as though you are free to speak your own opinions about your job when you are not in work, there are cases where what you say could get you into trouble. This is especially true with social media, though you may […]

  • Gender Discrimination: Battling Stereotypes and Assumptions

    December 27, 2012

    Gender Discrimination | Shegerian & Associates Can Help You Women often deal with stereotyping and assumptions, even if they are considered some of the most powerful in their current workplace. Men do certainly have to deal with some assumptions being made, but when it comes to family situations, employers often overlook particular employees because of […]

  • Sexual Harassment Cases: Sexual Harassment by Non-Employees

    December 27, 2012

    Sexual Harassment Cases: Sexual Harassment by Non-Employees If you have ever suffered sexual harassment in the workplace, you are fully within your rights to report the behavior immediately. If you feel the harassment was above and beyond the usual, you may even wish to begin a lawsuit immediately against your company and the person who […]

  • Social Media Cases: Using Social Media

    December 27, 2012

    Social Media | Shegerian & Associates Can Help You Whether you like it or not, your employer has control over the computers you use during the work hours. Even if there are no blocks against some of the social media sites you use, you should be aware that legal action could be taken against you […]

  • General Employment Cases: Summer Heat in the Work Place

    December 27, 2012

    General Employment Law | Shegerian & Associates Can Help You Temperatures have been soaring around the country this summer, making it hot and sticky and uncomfortable outside. For those people who do any kind of physical labor outside—roofing, farming, construction—the summer months are often the busiest and fullest months of work, despite the heat. However, […]

  • Discrimination Cases: Discrimination and Unemployment

    December 27, 2012

    Discrimination | Get Help from Shegerian & Associates In today’s economic environment, the unemployment rate is unusually high and many people are out of work and seeking employment in any way they can. Because of this high unemployment rate, a new and unique form of discrimination in hiring has taken shape that has not been […]

  • General Employment Law: Protecting Whistleblowers

    December 27, 2012

    General Employment Law | Call Shegerian & Associates for Help The term whistleblower often has a negative connotation since it refers to employees who report their employers for breaking the law. There are existing incentives for people to be honest and report law breaking in the workplace but many people are hesitant to actually do […]

  • General Employment Law Cases: Internships

    December 27, 2012

    General Employment Law | Shegerian & Associates Can Help Summer is the perfect time for many college students looking for internships as a way to gain some real job experience. Especially in this economy, internships are often unpaid experiences that simply allow students to get a glimpse of what a job they are interested is […]

  • Discrimination Cases | Discrimination in Hiring

    December 27, 2012

    General Discrimination | Contact Shegerian & Associates for Help Recent reports have determined that discrimination based on race, sex, age, and national origin when it comes to hiring is still a major problem throughout much of the United States. Reports have found that many companies still hold stereotypes about jobs and who should hold those […]