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Riot Games is sued by California, asked to reveal pay by gender

On June 12, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) announced that they were suing the Los Angeles-based video game company Riot Games (RG). Their investigation enforcement lawsuit was filed against them for failing to cooperate…

Are serious mental conditions considered a disability?

People often think of disabilities as something physical. A worker injures their back on the job, loses feeling in their legs and can never walk again. Another worker suffers an amputation injury and the damage is so severe…

14 workers die every day and other concerning statistics

In the United States, you have a right to a safe workplace. You deserve a safe space where you get protection from serious injuries and fatalities. By law in most states, your employer must put your safety ahead…

What should you do about a breach of employment contract?

When you sign an employment contract at the time of starting a new job, you do so with the idea that you and your employer will adhere to the terms and conditions. Unfortunately, there are times when this…

How to negotiate severance pay if you’re facing termination

There may come a point when you get wind that you’re about to lose your job. Maybe this comes from the human resources department. Maybe it comes from your direct supervisor. Regardless of how you find out about…

What’s the best way to treat a neck sprain?

Although a neck sprain isn’t the most serious injury, it can cause a good amount of pain and discomfort for an extended period. Furthermore, it’s possible for a neck sprain to prevent you from working. Muscles and ligaments…

Laborers must protect against heat stroke during the summer

Landscapers, day laborers and agricultural workers in California are especially prone to heat stroke this time of year and should take special precautions if their work requires them to remain in direct sunlight for extended periods of time.…

Are you owed back overtime pay?

If you come to find that your employer owes you back overtime pay, don’t hesitate to learn more about your legal rights. Neglecting to take action could cause you to miss out on hundreds of thousands of dollars…

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