Deborah England is a litigator with over 20 years of employment law experience. She has published numerous articles and essays on employment and civil rights law, and she frequently speaks on these topics before legal and HR professional organizations. England makes her home in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is the author of The Essential Guide to Handling Workplace Harassment & Discrimination and the coauthor of The Essential Guide to Family and Medical Leave.
Articles By Deborah C. England
If you’re a manager or human resources professional, one of your least pleasant tasks may be handling employee terminations.
If you sue a former employer for wrongful termination, you are asking the jury to award you money, called damages. Monetary damages are usually the only remedy available in a wrongful termination.
You may have a great wrongful termination case, but you will need to hire a lawyer to pursue it.
You walk nervously into an unscheduled meeting with your boss and the human resources manager, who look grim.
Find out how much it will cost to get legal help with your unemployment claim.
If you decide to challenge an unfair denial of unemployment benefits, your ex-employer will probably be represented by a lawyer throughout the process, and you should be too.
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Find out what type of workplace conduct is illegal in California.
Learn about your right to time off or other assistance during your pregnancy.
Since just after 9/11, the U.S. government has greatly increased its surveillance of possible terrorist activity.