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From Astrophysics to Employment Law by Dan Gildor

By Alex Li Dan Gildor, Valerian Law’s new Senior Counsel, has lived many professional lives: as an aspiring astrophysicist at MIT, a …

From Astrophysics to Employment Law by Dan Gildor

By Alex Li Dan Gildor, Valerian Law’s new Senior Counsel, has lived many professional lives: as an aspiring astrophysicist at

Affirmative Action Up for Debate at the Supreme Court As we wrote about in our previous blog post on affirmative

Title VII and the Equal Protection Clause

By Eileen Torrez, November 30th, 2022 Three important federal laws form the basis for protecting U.S. employees from discrimination in

Whistleblower

“I am a Human Resource generalist at a mid-sized private company. I told my department manager that we should not

app-based workers misclassification

In California state lawmaking, the Governor has until October 1st every year to sign or veto new legislation.

new California laws

By Alex Li and Xinying Valerian The close of California’s legislative season means changes in the employment landscape.  California continues to

bias in the workplace

By Alex Li With the recent increase in anti-Asian hate crimes, such as the Atlanta spa shooting, our communities are

pending bills

In California state lawmaking, the Governor has until October 1st every year to sign or veto new legislation.

independent contract

Workers deserve every benefit and right owed to them. Unfortunately, some employers will try to cheat the system and deny workers the full benefits of employment.

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In June 2022, the Supreme Court recently issued its long-awaited decision on whether the Federal Arbitration Act preempts a California Supreme Court rule that forbade employment arbitration clauses from eliminating representative actions under the California Labor Code’s Private Attorneys General Act.

for-profit education

Many agreements that we encounter in our everyday lives contain arbitration clauses.

what is arbitration

Many agreements that we encounter in our everyday lives contain arbitration clauses.

activision blizzard

Mediation (as well as arbitration) is a process for resolving disputes outside of court.

what is mediation

Mediation (as well as arbitration) is a process for resolving disputes outside of court.

anti-union tactics

A recent NLRB case against a video game company brings to light one common way corporations try to stop union formation.

know your rights part 2

By Helen Halldorsson, Esq. & Marcelo Lopez  The U.S. Census Bureau’s 2016 Current Population Survey revealed that Black women working

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