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Avoid Employee Lawsuits With This Wrongful Termination Checklist

Posted on September 17th, 2017

Sooner or later every employer has to let go of an employee. Look it not always easy for us but its part of owning a business. But in California we have to worry about more than just the emotional piece of parting with employees. We have to be concerned about a former employee using the state... read more

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The Devastating Cost of not Having Workers Comp Insurance

Posted on July 31st, 2017

The True Cost Of Not Having Workers Compensation Insurance It can cost you your business and possibly your freedom.   Every employer in California should know by now that workers compensation insurance is required by law.   What most employers don’t know is the severe penaltie... read more

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Why A Severance Agreement With Your Employee Could Save Your Business

Posted on July 24th, 2017

Introduction: As Employer Defense lawyers our job is to try to protect you as much as possible and reduce your liability so we can save you as much money as possible. But every year the laws get more restrictive in California making it more difficult for us employers. However there are still ... read more

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John Fagerholm Interview on California Employer Defense

Posted on July 14th, 2017

Since day one of practicing Employment Law my focus has been on helping Employers only. I saw from the very start that the entire system had shifted to vilifying business owners and blaming us for every workplace problem. Of course employment laws should be in place and employees should have r... read more

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The Dirty Little Secret About the California Labor Board

Posted on May 8th, 2017

THE DIRTY LITTLE SECRET ABOUT THE CALIFORNIA LABOR BOARD The California Labor Board is only in place to protect the rights of workers in California. That’s it. There. I said it.   Now they claim they are advocating as a neutral party but any business owner that has st... read more

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The Crushing Weight Of Employee Lawsuit Legal Fees

Posted on April 28th, 2017

  Attorney fees you pay to your attorney to defend you against an employment claim can easily run you in the five figures and if it the case goes to trial, six figures is the norm. But crazy enough your attorney fees may not be your biggest expense. As discussed before, the real ri... read more

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How To Respond to an Attorney Demand Letter

Posted on April 24th, 2017

Would you like to download this article as a PDF? Click Here to Download   Its Friday afternoon and you are just wrapping up a busy week at your company. You love your business but you are looking forward to the weekend and a few days break from it all. That's when you receive a lette... read more