Sexual Harassment: Your Rights in a Hostile Workplace

By Whitehead Employment Law

Sexual Harassment: Your Rights in a Hostile Workplace Perhaps you go to work purely to pay the bills. Maybe your current position is a strategic career move. Whatever your reason for working where you do, you’re entitled to do it without being sexually harassed. Unfortunately, a lot of bosses and coworkers don’t get that message.…

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. …

IS YOUR CA EMPLOYER CHEATING YOUR PAY BY MISCLASSIFYING YOU AS AN INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR?

By Whitehead Employment Law

The rise of the gig economy and acceptance of alternative work arrangements means that companies are hiring independent contractors now more than ever. California is no exception. With nearly 125 percent more independent contractors in the workforce, legislators have taken note of how employers used this special designation for unintended purposes. Misclassifying employees as independent contractors is…

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…