Christopher B. Dolan

Bar owners must protect patrons from bouncers

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Criticism of president protected, threats are not

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Legal lapse exists in drunken driving liability

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Maximize your paid time off when a child is born

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Promises are tough to enforce without a contract

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Shield yourself from sexual harassment in the workplace

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Prop. 64 doesn’t prohibit employers from mandating drug tests for marijuana use

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Building inspection inefficiencies are no surprise in Oakland

My heart, and the hearts of the entire Bay Area, go out…

‘Ghost Ship’ fire illustrates importance of safety regulations

Nearly a year and a half ago, the Bay Area was rocked…

Time to speak out against consumer fraud

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Know your rights when dealing with TNCs

When they first began operating, Uber and Lyft failed to carry adequate…

San Francisco leads way in employees’ paid leave rights

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Studies find discrimination in ride-hail businesses

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Employers required to provide time off to vote

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If you witness a collision, offer your assistance

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Gender equality in the workplace expanded

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Problematic nursing home arbitration clauses

This week, I want to discuss important federal regulatory changes that will…

Pedestrian awareness crucial in San Francisco

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Selecting the right care facility requires research, patience

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In California, lane-splitting toes the legal line

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