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Monthly Archives: May 2021

Hostility

When Can I Sue For A Hostile Work Environment In California?

By Obagi Law Group, P.C. |

You might have grounds to sue your employer if they created — or failed to prevent or correct — a hostile work environment, which is a form of workplace harassment. The Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) prohibits hostile work harassment. If you have been harassed at work and believe that the harassment is… Read More »

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Tips

Can My Boss Take My Tips In California?

By Obagi Law Group, P.C. |

Many workers rely on tips as part of their wages, particularly waiters/waitresses, bartenders, baristas, porters and housekeepers, among many others. In fact, it is not uncommon for some workers to earn more money in tips than in wages paid by their employer. But in the state of California, can your boss take your tips?… Read More »

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Zein Obagi, Jr. Examines USC And The Largest Sex Abuse Payout In Educational History

By Obagi Law Group, P.C. |

LOS ANGELES (May 14, 2021) — With USC recently agreeing to pay $1.1 billion in settlements to approximately 17,000 former patients of gynecologist George Tyndall, the dynamics of the settlements have made news in and of themselves. In particular, the payouts for those who joined a federal class-action lawsuit vs. the payouts to those… Read More »

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Worker

Can My Boss Read My Private Slack Messages?

By Obagi Law Group, P.C. |

With an ever-increasing number of employees switching to remote working, an increasing number employers in California and across the country are likewise using Slack to facilitate communications with work-from-home employees. If you use Slack for work, you may wonder, “Can my boss read my private Slack messages?” While it may seem that your employer… Read More »

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Workplace

Can I Sue My Employer For Verbal Abuse At Work?

By Obagi Law Group, P.C. |

Many employees subjected to verbal abuse in the workplace wonder, “Can I sue my employer for this verbal abuse?” Before filing a lawsuit, it is essential for a worker to understand exactly what constitutes verbal abuse and then whether their employer can be held accountable for the abuse. What is Verbal Abuse in the… Read More »

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