Ron Makarem

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...

What Lessons Can We Learn From The USC Scandal?

The sexual abuse scandal at the University of Southern California has reignited the debate on women’s safety and sexual assault by men in high positions. Harvey Weinstein is not the only terrible person in SoCal. The never-ending stories of sexual misconduct...

California Legal Malpractice: The Case within a Case

Legal malpractice is a complex area of law to understand. In fact, many people consider launching a legal malpractice suit without actually knowing if they have the grounds for a case or not. In order to offer an insight into what legal malpractice actually...

California Employment Discrimination: Drugs & Alcohol

There are many cases wherein an individual may feel as though he or she is being treated poorly by their employer. This is usually the case with issues involving discrimination or bullying. However, it can also be apparent in circumstances where an individual...

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...