Archive For: "August, 2017"

Over the course of the past several years, many laws have been enacted to deal with the ongoing problem of workplace discrimination. In broadest terms, these laws prohibit an employer from discriminating against an employee on almost any grounds except as it relates to job performance or personality. The best known of these laws is […]

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When an employee suspects that their employer is acting illegally in a way that could compromise the health and safety of others, they can report these actions as part of a whistleblower complaint. Whistleblowers may also file complaints about financial irregularities when they believe corporate or publicly traded company fraud exists. Depending on the nature […]

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In California, you are considered an “at will” employee, meaning that you can be terminated for any reason at all, or for that matter, no reason at all. However, you still have certain protections against wrongful termination. Unlawful actions center around terminations that violate public policy. What exactly are those public policy issues? You cannot […]

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Although stockbrokers and brokerage firms legally have an obligation to act in the best interests of their clients, unfortunately, that does not always happen. In a high-stakes financial situation, you could find yourself the victim of misconduct by your financial representative for any number of reasons, including: Churning Misappropriation Unauthorized trading Failure to diversify Misrepresentations […]

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