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Can Your California Employer Deny Your Vacation Request?

By Obagi Law Group, P.C. |

More than 73 percent of private industry workers are provided with paid vacation days. While your employer may provide employees with paid vacation, you may wonder, “Can my employer deny my vacation request?” If you are worried that your employer may deny (or has denied) your vacation request for a discriminatory reason, contact an… Read More »

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Can Your California Employer Ask For Your Vaccination Status?

By Obagi Law Group, P.C. |

As people are getting used to life with COVID-19, vaccinations, and daily updates about new variants of coronavirus, an increasingly hot-button issue is becoming whether an employer can ask employees for their vaccination status. In other words, can your employer require proof of vaccination in California? Requiring COVID-19 vaccination for employees is becoming more… Read More »

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What Can My Employer Ask When I Call In Sick?

By Obagi Law Group, P.C. |

Nearly every worker has called in sick at least once. In most cases, calling in sick is a rather simple process: You tell your employer that you do not feel well, and your boss asks you when you plan to return to work. In some cases, an employer may ask additional questions when an… Read More »

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What Do I Do If My Employer Ignores My Harassment Claim In California?

By Obagi Law Group, P.C. |

Harassment is a serious problem in many workplaces across California and other states. If you become a victim of harassment at work, the first step is always to report harassment in writing to your: Employer Supervisor Human Resources (HR) department HR departments must have protocols for handling harassment claims. Typically, an HR department will… Read More »

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Is My California Employer Required To Reimburse Me For Work-From-Home Expenses?

By Obagi Law Group, P.C. |

Many companies in California and across the country switched to remote working after the COVID-19 pandemic began in early 2020. If you are one of the millions of employees forced to work from home because of the pandemic, you may wonder, “Is my employer required to reimburse me for the expenses I incur while… Read More »

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What To Do If My Employer Says I Need To Sign A Severance Agreement?

By Obagi Law Group, P.C. |

If your employer fires you for whatever reason and asks you to sign a severance agreement to get your final paycheck, you may wonder, “Should I sign the agreement or not?” Usually, a severance agreement states that the departing employee waives their right to file a claim against the employer in exchange for receiving… Read More »

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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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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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Can My Employer Ask for Proof of Disability?

By Obagi Law Group, P.C. |

If you have a disability, you probably know that federal and state laws protect you from discrimination at work. The most notable law that provides protections to disabled employees is the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA). However, employees who have a disability may wonder, “Can my employer ask for proof of my disability?” If… Read More »

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Zein E. Obagi, Jr. Examines Amazon’s Treatment Of Its Drivers

By Obagi Law Group, P.C. |

LOS ANGELES (April 7, 2021) — In light of e-commerce giant Amazon apologizing to a U.S. congressman after falsely denying that some of its drivers are forced at times to urinate in plastic bottles, acclaimed litigation attorney Zein E. Obagi, Jr. is making it clear that the practice is not only inhumane, but unacceptable… Read More »

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