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Legal Protections Nursing Mothers Have in California

California has the most comprehensive and stringent pregnancy discrimination laws in the country. The provisions in state laws are much wider in scope compared to federal laws and are designed to protect pregnant women from any kind of discrimination...

How an Attorney Can Help You: A Close Look at Equal Pay Day

At Makarem & Associates, we have experience in wage and hour class action litigation matters and want to help if you have not been paid fairly in the workplace. There are many violations that can take place by employers who are treating their employees...

Thinking of Filing a Legal Malpractice Case Against Your Lawyer?

So, you have lost what you thought was a winnable case. You think the blame squarely lies with your attorney, who you think was negligent in handling your case. Now, all you need to do is file a legal malpractice suit against your lawyer, sue him for...

What Does Emotional Nursing Home Abuse Look Like?

For some people, looking out for the signs of nursing home abuse is all about checking your loved one frequently for signs of bruises, grazes, or physical damage. However, the truth is that abuse can be a lot more than just a physical thing. Although...

California Employment Law and Paid Sick Leave

As of the first of July, 2015, the Healthy Families Act that was introduced last year in 2015 will begin to impose new requirements for paid sick leave on the employers within California. Most employers – regardless of their size or industry are...