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Equitable Tolling of Discrimination Claims

Before filing a complaint of discrimination, you are required to file an administrative complaint with the Department of Fair Employment and Housing. That time limit is normally one year from the last act. (Disclaimer: You must consult an attorney regarding the...

COBRA continuation coverage

Employers who layoff employees who are subject to COBRA (continuation of medical benefits under federal law) must pay 65% of the premium under federal law. If you earn more than the income limit you will have to pay back the amount paid to you, as a tax. The IRS has...

Discrimination Claims for Unionized Employees

The US Supreme Court handed employers a victory this month by ruling that a union contract can prevent employees with discrimination claims from filing suit. The ruling is limited to the facts of the case. . . The clause in the particular union contract read that...

So you think you got lucky? (Surviving a Layoff)

If you find you’re working the job of two people after surviving a layoff, you are not alone. More than a third of workers surviving layoffs report they are doing the job of two people: http://tinyurl.com/n7h24v At least in California, this could mean that...

The Bay Area has some decent wage laws, especially San Francisco.

The Bay Area has some decent wage laws, especially San Francisco. (This does not mean that the law is always followed.) But in most parts of the country, many legal protections for employees do not exist. This book, Behind the Kitchen Door, focuses on the restaurant...