201408.27
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When merely considering your rights can get you fired!

Employers may be reluctant to admit that their policies are designed to shut workers out of our civil justice system. But there is no denying their intent. Consider this example. Elizabeth is a widow with five children who came into my office this spring. Since the death of her husband a few years ago, she…
201310.16
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New California law protects immigrant workers from threat of deportation for exercising employment rights

http://celavoice.org/2013/10/15/new-california-law-protects-immigrant-workers-from-threat-of-deportation-for-exercising-employment-rights/
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Waiver of the Right to Arbitrate in California

On June 13, 2012, the California Court of Appeal in Hoover v. American Income Life Ins. Co., 206 Cal. App.4th 1193 (4th Dist. 2012) (“Hoover”) affirmed an order by the trial court denying arbitration on the grounds of waiver and Labor Code Section 229.  Although the case was noted for its holding with respect to…