WHISTLEBLOWER AND RETALIATION LAWS IN CALIFORNIA

By Whitehead Employment Law

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 incentive to discourage whistleblowers, and are often in a position to do them harm. So, it’s no surprise that both…

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

By Whitehead Employment Law

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 workplace, but they are also prohibited from discriminating against employees with disabilities. By law, drug addiction and alcoholism can be…