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Atty. C. Joe Sayas, Jr.

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Should employees who “volunteer” to work off-the-clock be paid?

Q:I WORK as a nurse at a hospital that has a strict policy of no unapproved overtime, and no going on breaks unless we are relieved by another nurse. We are forced to skip our breaks if there is no … Continue reading

May 21, 2017

Protecting employee and consumer rights

WHEN is the Use of Deadly Force by Police Unreasonable? The Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution protects persons from unreasonable search and seizures, including the use of excessive or deadly force. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled, in the case … Continue reading

May 17, 2017

Protecting employee rights and guarding against employer retaliation

CYNTHIA Begazo, then 53 years old, was hired in March 2015, as the Human Resources Director at Passages Malibu, an addiction treatment center in Malibu, CA. Shortly after starting work, she learned that some workers were not being paid overtime … Continue reading

May 02, 2017

The O’Reilly Factor: Sexual harassment allegations at Fox News

“ Courts have recognized two types of sexual harassment. One is called quid pro quo harassment, which exists when to a sexual conduct is made a condition of employment benefits, such as a promotion, a pay increase, or a job … Continue reading

April 22, 2017

Fighting for civil rights in the face of police misconduct

TERRY Lafitte was a 49 year-old black man riding his bicycle in the dark of night in South Central Los Angeles. Two sheriff’s deputies, in their squad car, saw that Lafitte’s bicycle did not have safety light reflectors attached to … Continue reading

April 14, 2017

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