Do I Need an Employment Attorney?

Stephen W. HogieEmployment Law Blog

Do I Need an Employment Attorney?               Do I need an employment attorney or should I wait it out and hope for the best?               Many employees trust the companies they work for. Most employees believe that their human resources department at work has their best interests in … Read More

Resign or You’re Fired!

Stephen W. HogieEmployment Law Blog

Resign or You’re Fired!               You are a California employee. Imagine being hurried into a conference room. As you enter the room you see your company’s human resources representative and your manager or supervisor sitting at a long dark conference table.  You are shocked and then, in what feels like slow motion; told that … Read More

They Are Going To Fire Me!

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Fire Me

They Are Going To Fire Me!               At Hogie & Campbell we often get calls from employees who say two things: “I think they are going to fire me.” and “Can they fire me?”.  These employees often think that a lawyer’s immediate intervention will save their job; most of the time these employees are wrong. … Read More

Wrongful Termination California Law

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Wrongful Termination California Lawyers

Wrongful Termination California Law                 We often hear, “Was I Wrongfully Terminated?” or “I believe I was wrongfully terminated. Do I have a claim?” Most employees believe they were wrongfully terminated. They hear the word “wrongful” and think “unfair.” Wrongful Termination is only part of the legal phrase. It is Wrongful Termination in violation of … Read More

What Is Sexual Harassment?

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What Is Sexual Harassment?

What Is Sexual Harassment?              Sexual Harassment lives on in the modern workplace. Fortunately, California and Federal state laws protects you from Workplace Sexual Harassment. You, as a victim, are entitled to lost wages, other economic losses, emotional distress damages, interest, and attorney fees. Sometimes, if the company knew but did nothing, you may get punitive … Read More

Workers Compensation & Your Job

Paul A. CampbellEmployment Law Blog

Workers Compensation & Your Job

Workers Compensation & Your Job What Comes Next? Do I Have to Quit My Job to Settle My California Workers Compensation Claim?              This is an issue that we often see. And it is happening more and more. Injured workers trying to resolve their Workers Compensation claims are being required to agree to resign in … Read More

Family Medical Leave Act Guide

Paul A. CampbellEmployment Law Blog

Wrongful Termination Lawyers

Family Medical Leave Act Guide              You’re considering taking time off for health reasons or you’re reevaluating your current job’s benefits. Something about Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) came up, or you need to take FMLA. That’s why you’re here, right? Welcome to your simplified FMLA guide. We’re going to briefly take you through the ins … Read More

Disability Discrimination at Work

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Disability Discrimination Lawyers

Disability Discrimination at Work              When facing an illness or a physical injury of any kind, it can be difficult to understand what your rights are in the work place or what disability discrimination at work may look like. Under the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), your employer is required to make reasonable accommodations … Read More

Pregnancy Discrimination Laws

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Pregnancy Discrimination Laws

Pregnancy Discrimination Laws              If you’re a pregnant worker in California, you may not realize the Pregnancy Discrimination Laws that protect you. You have a right to Pregnancy Disability Leave (PDL). We can help you understand your rights. There are additional laws in place that can protect your rights including the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) … Read More