Uniform Maintenance

I handled a case on behalf of an employee who was not reimbursed for the maintenance of his uniform. The employer required that his employees’ wear uniforms that were provided to them at no cost. These employees were required to maintain their uniforms..

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Employee On Call or Standby time is Compensable in California

handled a case on behalf of an employee who was not compensated for “on-call” or “standby time.” The employee worked as a security guard and was required to provide security at construction sites or developmental properties.

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Analysis of Equitable Estoppel and Family Medical Leave Act (Part 1 of 2)

Family Medical Leave Act applied to this employer who employed more than fifty employees within a 75 mile radius. Therefore, once the employee informed the employer that he needed time off to be with his wife, for birth of a child, to care for the employee’s spouse…

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California Disability Laws Cover Chronic Asthma

Employer contends that employee was terminated for failure to report to or call work for three consecutive days, which is in violation of its Punctuality and Attendance policy. Employer does not contend that there were any performance issues with employee.

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Chronic Asthma is a Covered Disability in California

Employee was hired directly by employer in July 2006 to work as a Service Order Writer at its El Segundo, California office. In July 2006, employee was hospitalized because of her chronic asthma. Employee’s mother contacted her

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California Employees Are Protected to Serve on Jury Duty

After 19 years of employment, employee was terminated for attending jury service. Throughout her 19 years of working for defendant, prior to December 2008, employee only received 7 disciplinary actions taken against her.

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