When Are Companies More Likely to Commit Wage Theft?
Wage theft is the practice of denying pay or benefits to an employee who rightfully has a claim to them, and it is a big problem. Wage theft affects as many as 2 million American workers each year, amounting to billions of dollars in stolen earnings.
Updates to Discrimination Against Military Status
Over the years, there have been a number of efforts to combat discrimination in the workplace, including discrimination toward military service members. California work agencies and the federal government are continuously working to update their laws regarding military status discrimination.
Employees Can Enforce FMLA Rights in Two Ways
The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is an essential law that permits workers to take time off to tend to personal or family health concerns without being concerned about job loss. The FMLA offers certain employees up to three months of job-protected, unpaid leave annually.
Identifying Sexual Harassment in The Workplace
If you have ever experienced sexual harassment at work in California, you know how difficult and uncomfortable it can be. Workplace sexual harassment can take many different forms, including unwelcome sexual advances or other visual, verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature.
Wrongful Termination and At-Will Employment
If you live in California and work for an employer within the state, you generally are classified as an at-will employee, although there are certain exceptions. While this type of employment means both employer and employee can end the employment relationship at any time, wrongful termination does occasionally happen.