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Monthly Archives: October 2021


Can My Employer Fire Me For Reporting An Injury Covered By Workers’ Compensation?

By Karen J. Sloat, APC |

California workers’ compensation law protects you if you are injured in the course or scope of your employment. Under workers’ compensation, your employer has to pay certain medical and wage replacement benefits regardless of cause or fault for the accident. But your employer does have the right to dispute the nature and extent of… Read More »

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Our Company Just Received A Labor Code 132a Claim. What Do We Do Now?

By Karen J. Sloat, APC |

As a California employer, you probably know that you are required to provide workers’ compensation insurance for all of your employees. The law does afford you certain rights to challenge a workers’ compensation claim. But in dealing with worker’ compensation issues, you also need to be careful and avoid a possible 132a claim. What… Read More »

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Can A California Employer Pay Me Less Because I Am A Woman?

By Karen J. Sloat, APC |

The gender pay gap has been a real, well-documented problem for decades. According to U.S. Census figures, an American female will earn, on average, about 82.3 cents for every $1.00 made by a male in a similar job. To remedy this problem, California has implemented legislation designed to reduce, and ideally eliminate, gender-based pay… Read More »

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