Is your employer violating your rights?

Is your employer violating your rights? Businesses make mistakes. Whether intentional or not, employers miscalculate wages or overtime, discriminate, neglect to give employees proper rest and meal breaks, and make a host of other violations.…

Fired After COVID-19? Was it Legal?

Fired After COVID-19? Was it Legal? When you were laid off from your job, your boss was highly apologetic. He reiterated that it was not you: COVID-19 has been wreaking havoc with your industry, and…

COVID-19: What California Employees Need to Know Now

Wondering what new sick pay and emergency FMLA leave laws apply to California employees as a result of the novel coronavirus pandemic? Know your sick pay and leave rights with our comprehensive COVID-19 Guide for…

California Employees: 6 New Laws You Should Know For 2020

2019 was a busy year for the California legislature. By the end of the legislative session, Governor Gavin Newsom signed nearly 900 laws! Many of these new laws affect California workers and were inspired by the #MeToo movement,…

WHISTLEBLOWER AND RETALIATION LAWS IN CALIFORNIA

Whistleblowers play an important role in society, helping to protect everything from the integrity of our financial system to the safety of our workplaces and the quality of our healthcare. But, wrongdoers have a powerful…

ILLEGAL INTERVIEW QUESTIONS CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS OFTEN ASK

According to a CNBC survey 35% of employees have been asked illegal questions during interviews. Questions regarding race, religion, national origin, marital status, health are off-limits, as are many other types of questions both HR and prospective…

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS: AN EMPLOYEE’S GUIDE TO GOING TO REHAB

Employees in California are covered by a variety of state and federal laws regarding medical conditions related to drug and alcohol abuse. For safety reasons, employers must actively try to prevent drug and alcohol abuse in the…

RESORT EMPLOYEES WIN $2.1 MILLION IN CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT

A luxury resort in Rancho Palos Verdest recently settled a class action lawsuit with hotel workers for $2.1 million. Workers alleged that their employer, Terranea Resort, failed to comply with California Labor Laws regarding compensating…