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Fired vs. Laid Off: What Are Your Rights?

Losing your job can be devastating, both emotionally and financially. However, there can be many reasons a person may find themselves out of work. Being laid off and getting fired are the two main ways an employee can end up unemployed. It’s essent… Read More
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Severance packages: Why employers need to consider them.

During the course of business, employers inevitably have to let employees go. In some cases, business just isn’t going well; in other cases, there may be a problem with a specific employee. Whatever the case, employment sometimes must be termin… Read More
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At-Will Employment in California: Definition & Limitations.

In California, most employment is, by default, defined as being “at-will.” Employment that is “at-will” may be terminated at any time at the will of either party—either the employee or the employer—with or without cause. E… Read More
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