Wrongful Termination in California—What Should You Do if You Suspect it?

If you were terminated for reporting harassment, pregnancy or after filing a workers’ compensation claim, you have a right to file a wrongful termination lawsuit against your employer. However, knowing what to do next is not always clear. At Limonjyan Law Group, we provide the guidance, support, and advocacy you need to assert your rights against your employer. In this...

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Is There a Statute of Limitations for Sexual Harassment Claims in CA?

Need To File A Sexual Harassment Claim In California? Your Time Is Limited You have been sexually harassment at work. You may feel ashamed. You may feel embarrassed. You may feel overwhelmed. However the harassment occurred, your life has - in one way or another - fundamentally changed. For victims of sexual harassment, it can seem as though there is...

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How Can I Prove Sexual Harassment?

Experiencing sexual harassment can cause multiple problems at the workplace. Occasionally, employees who face sexual harassment have to weigh the risks of reporting the incident, retaliation, or remaining silent and continuing to stand the lewd sexual conduct. As a victim of sexual harassment, it can be challenging to prove your case - especially if it is your word against your...

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Can an Employer Ask Me for Proof of Disability?

If you live with a disability, the America Disability Act (ADA) protects you from discrimination and harassment at work. The Act restricts your coworkers and employer from exhibiting prejudice against you due to your disability. It is essential to understand your rights if your employer inquires about your incapacity or asks you to provide proof of disability. Should an Employer...

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What Should I Do If I Can’t Return To Work After FMLA Leave?

When you take your parental leave, you have an option to return to work or leave your job. There are several factors to consider before deciding whether to return to work or not. Most employees who want to quit work after parental leave fear losing some benefits or not being within their rights. It's essential to understand your obligations and...

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Can You Be Fired for Performance Issues Caused by Your Disability?

The Americans with Disability Act, or ADA, forbids harassment against persons with disabilities at the workplace. As a federal civil rights law, the ADA ensures that anyone with a disability has equal opportunities and rights to those without disabilities and shouldn’t be mistreated based on their condition. As a result, the ADA makes it illegal for employers to fire or...

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5 Things To Know About Sexual Harassment in California

Under the California Civil Rights Act, sexual harassment comprises unwelcome sexual advances, physical contact, or use of language, whether spoken or written, of sexual nature that creates an offensive or intimidating work environment. If you have experienced sexual harassment at your workplace from an employer, a representative, or a colleague, you have a right to file a lawsuit and demand...

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Can an Employer Fire Me for Being Pregnant?

You have just received the news that you’re about to have a baby. Among the first thoughts that may pop up in your mind is whether you’re going to lose your job if you decide to take maternity leave under the Family Medical Leave Act. The answer is no. California employment laws don’t allow employers to fire pregnant employees discriminatorily....

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What Can I Do If I Was Misclassified as an Independent Contractor?

If your employer misclassifies you as an independent contractor, you could suffer financial harm. You may also lose certain benefits that could negatively impact your retirement and future plans.  Employers are required by law to classify workers correctly. Employers who intentionally misclassify an employee could be sued by the employee and face fines from the government.  Why is the Correct...

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How To Deal With An Unfair Workplace

For most of us, we spend more of our waking hours at work than we do at home or anywhere else. Therefore, it is reasonable that we would want the time spent at work to be enjoyable and productive. It can be impossible to be productive and enjoy our job when we are being treated unfairly at work.  Unfortunately, employees...

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