Worker forced to get flu shot despite religious objections

A nursing home worker was forced to submit to a mandatory flu shot after being told her refusal would result in termination. A federal suit alleging religious discrimination has been filed against the county that owns nursing home….

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Calif. Ski Resort Gets Final OK For $3.75M TCPA Deal

Law360 (March 14, 2018, 4:11 PM EDT) — A settlement that will see Mammoth Mountain Ski Area LLC fork over $3.75 million to resolve Telephone Consumer Protection Act claims secured final approval Tuesday, with a California federal judge saying the…

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WPost analysis: Administration taking less aggressive approach to consumer protection.

Citing a "review of available data and interviews with consumer advocates and government officials," the Washington Post (3/5, Merle, Jan, 15.96M) reports that President Trump and his regulators "are taking a far less aggressive approach to consumer protection than their…

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WPost analysis: Administration taking less aggressive approach to consumer protection.

Citing a "review of available data and interviews with consumer advocates and government officials," the Washington Post (3/5, Merle, Jan, 15.96M) reports that President Trump and his regulators "are taking a far less aggressive approach to consumer protection than their…

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There is more than one way to stop the foreclosure process

Have you missed multiple mortgage payments? Has your mortgage lender filed a notice of default? Are you concerned that you are going to lose your home to foreclosure in the near future? Like most people, there is nothing worse…

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Discrimination based on pregnancy is a reality for some women

In 1978, the federal government passed the Pregnancy Discrimination Act. This law made it illegal for women to be discriminated against for being pregnant or for suffering from pregnancy or childbirth-related medical conditions. In the workplace, women who suffer from…

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Whistleblower legislation in California

Legislation surrounding whistleblowing in the workplace is complicated and constitutes a broad topic in the greater subject of the laws of employment. Matters of employment law can be complex; especially if an employee has taken steps they believe to be…

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Which employers must grant workers FMLA protections?

There may come a time when an employee must miss work for an extended period of time. The Family and Medical Leave Act or FMLA is a federal law that gives individuals the right to take time off from work…

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Supreme Court to hear bankruptcy matter

In the not so distant future, the United States Supreme Court will hear a matter that may impact how Californians pursue Chapter 7 bankruptcy. The matter arose out of a dispute in Georgia between an individual and the law firm…

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