WHAT EVERY CALIFORNIA EMPLOYEE SHOULD KNOW ABOUT PAYSTUBS

By Whitehead Employment Law

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…

ILLEGAL INTERVIEW QUESTIONS CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS OFTEN ASK

By Whitehead Employment Law

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 applicants may not be aware of.  The California Fair Employment and Housing Act prohibits discrimination against job applicants and employees on the…

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…