Medical Leave–What is a Covered Condition under Family Medical Leave Act or California Family Rights Act?

There are many differences in the state and federal family leave acts with regard to covered medical conditions. California employees are entitled to take either federal Family Medical Leave Act time off or California Family Medical Leave. FMLA leave is available for a serious health condition of the employ...

Is Pregnancy Discrimination in Employment a “Substantial Factor” In a wrongful termination? by Melanie Porter, San Diego Office, Danz & Associates

Recent California Supreme Court Opinion in Harris v. City of Santa Monica Clarifies Standards of Proof in Employment “Mixed Motive” Cases and Limits Damages Available to Employees On February 7, 2013, the California Supreme Court handed down a long-anticipated unanimous ruling in Harris v. City of Santa ...