Three Important Tenant Laws in California: Know Your Rights and Protections

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Living in California comes with a host of benefits, including beautiful landscapes and vibrant communities. As a tenant in the Golden State, it’s crucial to be aware of your rights and protections under the law. This blog will highlight three essential tenant laws in California that every renter should know to ensure a fair and…

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A General Overview of The Differences Between National Origin and Race Discrimination under California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act

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Introduction Promoting equality and protecting individuals from discrimination are fundamental values embedded in California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Among the various forms of discrimination addressed by the legislation, race discrimination and national origin discrimination hold significant importance. In this blog, we will summarize the distinctions between race discrimination/harassment and national origin discrimination/harassment under…

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Navigating California’s Comprehensive Pregnancy Leave Laws: A Guide for Expectant Parents

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Introduction Bringing a new life into the world is a momentous journey filled with joy, anticipation and a whirlwind of preparations. In California, expectant parents can take solace in knowing that the state has established robust pregnancy leave laws to protect and support them during this transformative time. This blog aims to provide a summary…

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Deferred Action for Noncitizens Participating in Labor Agency Investigations

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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (“DHS) has announced a streamlined and expedited deferred action request process for workers who have endured labor rights violations. Noncitizens who have not been paid all the wages due to them, have been forced to work in unsafe working conditions, or have been the victim of other labor code…

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CALIFORNIA’S PAID SICK LEAVE LAW

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We are going to discuss California’s Paid Sick Leave law and what it means for both employees and employers. California is one of the few states in the United States that has enacted a Paid Sick Leave law. This law requires employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave, which can be used to…

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Medi-Cal for Undocumented Individuals in California

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Undocumented individuals in California face many challenges, including limited access to healthcare. However, under certain circumstances, undocumented individuals may be eligible for Medi-Cal benefits, California’s healthcare program for low-income residents. In this blog, we’ll discuss how undocumented individuals in California can be eligible for Medi-Cal benefits. What is Medi-Cal? Medi-Cal is California’s version of the…

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SUMMARY OF CALIFORNIA’S FAMILY RIGHTS LAW AS OF 2023

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The California Family Rights Act (CFRA) is a state law that entitles certain employees to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave per year to care for themselves or a family member with a serious health condition. This law can be a lifesaver for employees who need time off to care for a…

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What to do if You’re in an Auto Accident

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Being involved in an auto accident can be a stressful and overwhelming experience. It’s important to know what steps to take if you are involved in an accident in California. Here is a guide to help you know what to do if you are in an auto accident in California. 1. Stop Your Vehicle and…

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AB60 Driver’s License for Undocumented Immigrants

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In 2015, California became the tenth state in the United States to allow undocumented immigrants to obtain a driver’s license through Assembly Bill 60 (AB 60). AB 60 was passed to increase public safety on California roads by ensuring that all drivers have passed a driving test and have auto insurance, regardless of their immigration…

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The Rights of Undocumented Workers: What You Need to Know About California’s Workers’ Compensation Benefits

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The right to workers’ compensation is an important one, and it applies to all workers, regardless of their immigration status. In the state of California, undocumented workers are entitled to the same workers’ compensation benefits as any other employee. Under California state law, all employers are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance. This means that…

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