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SCOTUS Employment Cases and Petitions for The Upcoming Term

Steven Gutierrez by Steven M. Gutierrez The Supreme Court of the United States will begin its upcoming session on Monday, October 1, 2018. Currently, eight justices preside over the high court following Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement after the end of … Continue reading

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How new lawyers can go from zero clients to full employment

They don’t teach attorneys how to get new clients and generate new business in law school. But, regardless of whether you’re an introvert or an extrovert, whether you have a lot of friends or are building a starter network, business … Continue reading

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California #MeToo Employment Bill Awaits Governor’s Approval

The future of California sexual harassment lawsuits hangs in the balance, as the public is closely monitoring word of Governor Jerry Brown’s decision whether to sign the controversial AB 3080. The bill would result in direct impact to workplace harassment … Continue reading

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Length of Long-Term Disability Benefits Can Frustrate Employment Contract

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently held that the continued receipt of long-term disability benefits can legally frustrate an employment contract. The facts A worker commenced his employment with the predecessor company of the employer in September 16, 2002. … Continue reading

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Connecticut Federal Court Grants Medical Marijuana User Summary Judgment on Employment Discrimination Claim

A federal district court in the District of Connecticut recently granted summary judgment to a plaintiff who brought a claim against an employer that withdrew a job offer due to the plaintiff’s positive drug test for marijuana.  This case offers lessons … Continue reading

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