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On-The-Job Injuries

Financial Assistance for Work-Related Injuries Have you sustained serious injuries at work? By law, every employer must have workers' compensation insurance, which, if you are injured on the job, ...
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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Were you sexually harassed at work? While many people may joke about being sexually harassed at work, it is an incredibly serious legal matter. If you were sexually harassed by a supervisor, coworker, ...
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Should You Get Paid for Working During Your Lunch Break?

According to the California Department of Industrial Relations, In California, an employer may not employ an employee for a work period of more than five hours per day without providing the employee ...
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You Don't Have to Put Up with a Hostile Work Environment

A hostile work environment could be a sign of harassment, retaliation or discrimination. But what constitutes "hostility" at the workplace and how can you be sure that it's a byproduct ...
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Whistleblower Protections

Part 3 in a 3-Part Wrongful Termination Blog Series In our third and final blog post in this series on wrongful termination, the Orange County employment law attorneys at Diefer Law Group, P.C. chose ...
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Termination as Retaliation

Part 2 in a 3-Part Wrongful Termination Blog Series In part one of our wrongful termination blog series, we discussed what wrongful termination is and some of the ways it can manifest itself at the ...
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What Constitutes Wrongful Termination?

Part 1 in a 3-Part Wrongful Termination Blog Series Wrongful termination is a serious issue in the state of California and something that happens far too often. For this reason, the Orange County ...
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New California Law Provides Second Chance for Applicants with Criminal Records

In the past several weeks, California has passed a series of new bills to change and expand the state's employment laws. Among these, one particular measure recently signed into law by Governor ...
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New California Law Gives Rights to Domestic Workers

In late September, Governor Jerry Brown signed the Domestic Workers' Bill of Rights into law. California is now the third state in the nation to provide labor rights to various domestic workers in ...
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Governor Jerry Brown Signs Bill to Expand Family Leave Laws

On Tuesday, September 24, California governor Jerry Brown signed a bill that will expand the state's family leave program. The legislation – Senate Bill 770 – which was approved by ...
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How to Choose an Employment Lawyer in Orange County

Choosing legal representation is one of the most important decisions you can make when beginning your legal journey. At Diefer Law Group, PC, we are confident that our experience and our unwavering ...
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How Much is My Employment Law Case Worth?

Employees who have been wronged and / or suffered damages in the workplace have many questions about their rights and the damages they are eligible to recover. When local residents come to our firm, ...
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Employment Law & Protected Classes

American workers are protected by a number of state and federal laws that protect them against discrimination in the workplace. These laws are designed to ensure that employees of all walks of life ...
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Understanding the California Family Rights Act (CFRA)

The California Family Rights Act (CFRA) is a piece of legislation similar to the federal laws established in the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Essentially, the CFRA permits qualifying workers ...
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Welcome to Our Orange County Employment Law Blog!

If you are need of an experienced, passionate, and client-oriented Orange County employment attorney to guide you through your legal experience, then you have come to the right place. At Diefer Law ...
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