Is It Wrongful Termination If I Fire The Accused Employee?

Is It Wrongful Termination If I Fire The Accused Employee?

Alicia Dearn

Alicia Dearn

CEO + Trial Lawyer at Bellatrix PC
Ms. Dearn gives sharp and insightful legal counsel to entrepreneurs and employers so they can advance their businesses fearlessly. She fixes legal problems.
Alicia Dearn
Human beings are hard-wired to believe in fairness and justice. Psychological studies show that all but the most psychopathic of people feel a strong feeling of disgust when they witness something “unfair” or “unjust.” That’s why this...
Boys and Girls Restrooms Have Nothing to Do With Sex

Boys and Girls Restrooms Have Nothing to Do With Sex

Alicia Dearn

Alicia Dearn

CEO + Trial Lawyer at Bellatrix PC
Ms. Dearn gives sharp and insightful legal counsel to entrepreneurs and employers so they can advance their businesses fearlessly. She fixes legal problems.
Alicia Dearn
I remember going the the ABA’s employment law boondoggle in 2010. Occasionally, I like to get my law geek on. On the second day, I attended a panel session on emerging sex discrimination issues. One of the panel lawyers was a transgendered woman. We were...

Sexual Harassment

Alicia Dearn

Alicia Dearn

CEO + Trial Lawyer at Bellatrix PC
Ms. Dearn gives sharp and insightful legal counsel to entrepreneurs and employers so they can advance their businesses fearlessly. She fixes legal problems.
Alicia Dearn
SEXUAL HARASSMENT Sexual harassment claims against your company can result in negative publicity, enormous fines, time-consuming and expensive litigation, lowered employee morale, and reduced productivity in the workplace. If your business is facing sexual harassment...
Does It Matter If I Have An Employee Handbook?

Does It Matter If I Have An Employee Handbook?

Alicia Dearn

Alicia Dearn

CEO + Trial Lawyer at Bellatrix PC
Ms. Dearn gives sharp and insightful legal counsel to entrepreneurs and employers so they can advance their businesses fearlessly. She fixes legal problems.
Alicia Dearn
It shouldn’t surprise you that an employment lawyer will advise you to have an employee handbook. But it may surprise you is that I would rather you have no handbook than one you write yourself. Why would I say that? Well, a handbook is an important legal...
Sexual Orientation Discrimination

Sexual Orientation Discrimination

Alicia Dearn

Alicia Dearn

CEO + Trial Lawyer at Bellatrix PC
Ms. Dearn gives sharp and insightful legal counsel to entrepreneurs and employers so they can advance their businesses fearlessly. She fixes legal problems.
Alicia Dearn
SEXUAL ORIENTATION DISCRIMINATION Federal law and most states have various laws that prohibit sex discrimination, including, in many cases, sexual orientation discrimination. Additionally, California law strictly prohibits workplace discrimination based on an...
Sex Discrimination

Sex Discrimination

Alicia Dearn

Alicia Dearn

CEO + Trial Lawyer at Bellatrix PC
Ms. Dearn gives sharp and insightful legal counsel to entrepreneurs and employers so they can advance their businesses fearlessly. She fixes legal problems.
Alicia Dearn
SEX DISCRIMINATION Many people confuse gender and sex discrimination, as the terms “sex” and “gender” are often interchangeable. By definition, sex discrimination is based on an individual’s biological identity as male or female. By...
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