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What Does The California Department Of Insurance Do?

Learn about the California Department of Insurance and its mission of protecting Californians from unjust insurance practices.

State Farm Won't Renew California Homeowner Insurance

Find out what State Farm's decision means for California homeowner insurance. Get an analysis of how it will affect your policy!

[WATCH VIDEO] "Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Agreements: Seller’s Response to Broker’s Commission Claim" by Las Vegas Real Estate Attorneys

The Nevada legislature passed Senate Bill 452 in 1999 to address the problem of brokers being shortchanged on commissions in commercial real estate sales transactions at the close of escrow.

Effects on a Non-Compete Agreement When a Company Splits and Grants a License to the New Entity

Multicare Physicians & Rehabilitation Group, P.C. v. Wong, 2006 Conn. Super. LEXIS 1351

Hostile Work Environments and the Faragher/Ellerth Defense

In a landmark case, the United States Supreme Court established the standard by which an employer could be held liable under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 for the creation of a hostile work environment based on sexual harassment.  By way of background, Title VII is a federal law that prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, and religion, and is applicable to employers with 15 or more employees.

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

What may or may not constitute sexual harassment in the workplace can be a tricky subject.  The Connecticut Superior Court ruled on a specific provision of Connecticut’s sexual harassment law, specifically, the provision defining sexual harassment as “any conduct of a sexual nature” when “submission to such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of an individual’s employment.”

Labor & Employment Law – What to Consider After Losing Your Job

So you’ve lost your job.  Now what?  Depending on the circumstances, there are several legal issues to explore before moving on with your career.  Here is a basic summary of five issues to consider:

FINRA Arbitration Awards Employer Over $500,000 for Promissory Notes Accelerated by Employee’s Termination

In the Matter of the Arbitration between Claimants Morgan Stanley Smith Barney and Morgan Stanley Smith Barney FA Notes Holdings, LLC v. Respondent Robert W. Hathaway (2012 WL 2675417)

Sexual Harassment Under Connecticut Law

Sexual Harassment Under Connecticut Law

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