By Whitehead Employment Law

Having trouble getting a refund for canceled travel due to Coronavirus? Here are 5 steps to help you get a refund for your travel as well as our Free Travel Refund Letter Templates that you can customize. Were you looking forward to a special vacation each summer? Maybe you booked a cruise to Alaska or…

Race Discrimination in the Workplace: What You Need to Know as a California Employee

By Whitehead Employment Law

Have you been discriminated against at work? Tips from our California Employment attorneys Most people know that race discrimination in the workplace is illegal. Unfortunately, that doesn’t stop it from happening.  Even in California, which has some of the most extensive anti-discrimination laws in the country, thousands of race discrimination complaints are filed each year. …

Should I Sign An Arbitration Agreement With My Employer In California?

By Whitehead Employment Law

Arbitration clauses in consumer contracts have become so common that many people don’t think twice when presented with an employment contract that includes a mandatory arbitration clause, or even a separate arbitration agreement. In 2018, the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) reported that more than 55% of U.S. workers–more than 60 million employees–were subject to mandatory arbitration. In…

WHAT EVERY CALIFORNIA EMPLOYEE SHOULD KNOW ABOUT PAYSTUBS

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Many California workers never look at their paystubs unless something seems off. But, your paystub contains important information that may tip you off that you aren’t receiving all the pay you’re entitled to. In fact, the California legislature considers this information so important that California employers that won’t issue paystubs may face penalties. Understanding your…