Tip Laws in California: What You Need to Know

Tip Laws in California - What You Need to Know - Los Angeles Labor and Employment Lawyer

Many employees receive tips as part of their jobs – and you might be surprised to learn that there are tip laws in California. Occupations in the service industry, such as restaurant servers, housekeepers and drivers earn regular hourly pay from their employers, and customers have the option to give them extra money as a tip or gratuity for service. … Read More

Minimum Wage in Los Angeles

Minimum Wage in Los Angeles

The minimum wage in Los Angeles is set to go up to $13.25 per hour on July 1, and that’s right around the corner. In January, the statewide minimum wage increased to $11 per hour for workers at companies with 25 or fewer employees and $12 for workers at companies with 26 or more employees – but the city of … Read More

What is Assembly Bill 5, and How Does it Affect Independent Contractors?

Small Business and AB-5 in California - Independent Contractors

The California Assembly’s most recent foray into gig work legislation – an attempt to help workers get the employee status they deserve, rather than allowing companies to consider them independent contractors just to save a few bucks – is based on a California Supreme Court decision on employee misclassification. What is Assembly Bill 5, and How Does it Affect Independent … Read More

Types of Discrimination in the Workplace

Types of Discrimination in the Workplace

There are several types of discrimination in the workplace – there shouldn’t be, but there are. When workplace discrimination occurs, it can be blatantly obvious or it can be more subtle… but in either case, it’s important that you know the law is on your side. Types of Discrimination in the Workplace The major types of discrimination in the workplace … Read More

Unpaid Commissions

Unpaid commissions are a common type of wage claim in Glendale and the surrounding communities. If your employer owes you commissions but isn’t paying them, you may have legal recourse. While every case is different, it may be in your best interest to talk to an unpaid commissions attorney who can evaluate your situation and, if possible, represent your best … Read More

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967

Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 - Glendale Age Discrimination Lawyer

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, designed to protect workers who are age 40 or older, is a federal law that employers are required to stick to – but what is ADEA, and how does it apply to you if you’re 40 or older in the workforce? Here’s what you need to know. What is the Age Discrimination … Read More

Age Discrimination: What Every Worker Over 40 Needs to Know

Age Discrimination in the Workplace

People are working longer than ever – and cases of age discrimination in the workplace are on the rise. But what is age discrimination in the workplace, and how can you tell if it’s happening to you? Here’s what you need to know. What is Age Discrimination in the Workplace? Age discrimination is an illegal practice. It involves discriminating against … Read More

Racial Discrimination at Work: What You Need to Know

What is Racial Discrimination at Work

Racial discrimination at work is illegal – but what does it look like, and what can you do if you’re the victim? Here’s what you need to know. What is Racial Discrimination at Work? Racial discrimination at work happens when an employer refuses to hire you because of your race or ethnicity, passes you over for a promotion, or fires … Read More

What to Do if You Are Being Sexually Harassed at Work

What to Do if You Are Being Sexually Harassed at Work

If you’re like many people, you need to know what to do if you are being sexually harassed at work. Take it from us – you’re not alone. Sexual harassment in the workplace is far more widespread than any of us would like to think, with nearly two in five women reporting sexual harassment at work and half as many … Read More

How to Take Unpaid Leave in California: FMLA, CFRA, FEHA, ADA, and You

The Rights of California Employees to Take Unpaid Leave Under Certain Circumstances The Family Medical Leave Act of 1993 and the California Family Rights Act of 1991 provides qualifying employees with at least sixty (60) days of unpaid leave for qualifying reasons. Further, a qualifying employee is guaranteed to return to their same position, or an equivalent position, when they … Read More