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July 2017 Archives

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New position from DOJ says LGBT workers not protected

A new brief filed by the Department of Justice reversed their position on LGBT discrimination in the workplace, and employees in California and across the nation are paying attention. According to Business Insider, the DOJ weighed in on a case currently in the Second Circuit Court, saying that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 does not cover discrimination based on the sexual orientation of an employee.

Californians may see wage hike in 2018

While many people in California might work in jobs where they are paid on salary, many others work in jobs where they are paid based upon an hourly rate. These people and their employers understandably watch the laws about minimum wage requirements, overtime and related topics. This year the California leglislature passed a law that put the minimum wage on track to reach $15 per hour in the next five and a half years.

Wreck kills one, injures three

There are very clear reasons why California has worked hard to institute strong laws to combat drunk or drugged driving. People who get behind the wheel of vehicles while impaired by these substances put not only themselves but other innocent people at risk for serious injury or even death.

How can you keep your neck protected?

California motorcyclists like you hear plenty about wearing helmets to protect your head and brain. But what about your neck? This area is also prone to damage, and damage to the neck can impact your quality of life to mild, moderate, or severe degrees depending on the type of accident you get into and the injury you face.

Does distracted driving contribute to commercial truck crashes?

When California drivers like you end up in an accident involving commercial trucks, luck is often not in your favor due to the size discrepancy between vehicles. To make matters even worse, a number of these accidents are caused by something completely avoidable: distracted driving. At the Law Offices of Mauro Fiore, JR., we work with you to get to the root cause of your accident and get you the compensation you deserve.

Pay transparency and discussing wages

Although many have been told it is not polite to discuss finances, some workers in California disagree. As the San Francisco Chronicle reports, an online spreadsheet has been circulating Google since 2015 where employees can list their salaries for public viewing. Since its inception, employees have made it their own, adding new features to the spreadsheet and analyzing the data available in different ways. Some have used the information to negotiate pay raises. 

What are common injuries from motorcycle crashes?

California motorcyclists are aware of the dangers that go hand-in-hand with riding. However, if you get into an accident, you could find yourself facing potential injuries you may not have considered. The Law Offices of Mauro Fiore, Jr. is here to provide useful information to you, such as top injuries that motorcycle crashes result in.

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