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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.

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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.

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You May Be Eligible for Paid Family Leave (PFL)

Residents and families of Orange and other nearby areas of California may want to know more about Paid Family Leave, called PFL. You may be eligible for this benefit if you need to take time off from work for family leave.

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Common Examples of Wrongful Termination

There are many different kinds of termination in California. Some types are illegal and could lead to a wrongful termination lawsuit.

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Do Sexual Harassment Laws Extend to Others Besides Employees?

Sexual harassment continues to be a pervasive problem in California workplaces. Although laws exist to protect employees from unwelcome and aggressive behavior, harassment continues to occur.

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Changes to Labor Law

California has always been one of the national leaders in terms of worker protection. The politics of the state means that it moves more aggressively to regulate the relationship between workers and employers.

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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.

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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.

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Pregnancy Discrimination in The Workplace

Many healthy mothers in California are able to work through their entire pregnancy. When a woman is pregnant, it’s her decision whether to take time off from work or not.

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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.

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