Blog Posts in September, 2018

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  • Defamation: What Is It?
    Defamation: What Is It?

    Defamation involves the making of a false statement of fact about another person. Specifically, defamation is “a publication that is false, defamatory, unprivileged, and causes injury or damage.” In ...

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  • Disability Discrimination - An Employee Must Be Able To Do the Essential Functions of Their Job
    Disability Discrimination - An Employee Must Be Able To Do the Essential Functions of Their Job

    Because a claim for disability discrimination is a civil action, the burden is on the employee to prove each element of his or her claim, including that their employer impermissibly discriminated ...

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  • Disability Discrimination - Ensure Employer Knows of Need for Accommodation
    Disability Discrimination - Ensure Employer Knows of Need for Accommodation

    A disabled employee who needs an accommodation for their disability so that they can continue to perform the essential function of their job must inform the employer of their limitations and request a ...

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  • Disability Discrimination - What is a Reasonable Accommodation?
    Disability Discrimination - What is a Reasonable Accommodation?

    Under California law, a disabled employee is entitled to a reasonable accommodation to allow the employee to continue do their job in spite of their disability. An employer must offer a disabled ...

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