What Can You Do If Your Employer Denies You Leave Under FMLA?

What Can You Do If Your Employer Denies You Leave Under FMLA

The Family and Medical Leave Act, or FMLA, allows new parents, including foster and adoptive parents, eligibility for 12 weeks of leave—unpaid or paid if the employee has earned or accrued it—that may be used for the care of a new child. In order to be eligible, however, an employee must work for an employer that has at least 50 employees within … Read More

What Rights Do Employees Have in California?

What Rights Do Employees Have in California - Los Angeles and Glendale Employment Attorneys

If you’re like many people, you’re aware that as a worker in the state of California, you have some rights – but you may not know exactly what they are or how to exercise them. This guide explains what rights employees have in California and what happens if your employer fails to meet them. What Rights Do Employees Have in … Read More

What to Do if Your Employer Misclassifies You as An Exempt Employee

What to Do if Your Employer Misclassifies You as An Exempt Employee - Los Angeles Salary Misclassification Lawyer

Some employees in California are exempt from overtime protections – but most are entitled to them. But what can you do if your employer misclassifies you as an exempt employee when you’re really a nonexempt employee? This guide explains. What to Do if Your Employer Misclassifies You as An Exempt Employee Sometimes employers make mistakes, and sometimes job descriptions evolve … Read More

The Definitive Guide to Exempt Employees in California

Guide to Exempt Employees in California - California Labor Lawyers in Los Angeles and Glendale

If you’re like most people, you know some workers in California are exempt and some are nonexempt. But which one are you, and what do those two terms refer to? This guide explains whether you’re an exempt employee or you’re a nonexempt employee – and what the differences are between the two. The Definitive Guide to Exempt Employees in California … Read More

Can an Employer Refuse to Hire You if You Have a Disability?

Can an Employer Refuse to Hire You if You Have a Disability - Los Angeles Disability Discrimination Attorneys

Can an employer refuse to hire you if you have a disability? In the state of California, that depends on two things: Whether you can perform the job and whether the employer has a different reason for not hiring you. This guide explains if and when a California employer can refuse to hire someone who has a disability. Can an … Read More

Can My Employer Fire Me for Filing a Workplace Discrimination Lawsuit?

Can My Employer Fire Me for Filing a Workplace Discrimination Lawsuit - Discrimination Lawyers in LA

If you’re like many people, you’re not sure whether your employer can fire you if you file a workplace discrimination lawsuit – you’re not alone. In fact, the fear of being fired or treated unfairly after filing a complaint is often what keeps people from coming forward. However, you need to know that under California law, it’s illegal for an … Read More

What Disabilities Are Protected From Discrimination?

What Disabilities Are Protected From Discrimination

Under both federal and California law, people with disabilities are protected from discrimination in the workplace – and that includes during the job application process. In fact, employers aren’t allowed to discriminate against people for a real or perceived disability in any aspect of the employment process, including during job interviews, while doing performance reviews, or even when choosing to … Read More

What Can You Do About Disability Discrimination at Work?

What Can You Do About Disability Discrimination at Work?

If you’re like most people, you already know that disability discrimination in the workplace is illegal – but what can you do if you’re discriminated against because of a real or perceived disability? This guide explains. What Can You Do About Disability Discrimination at Work? First things first: You need to know that the Americans With Disabilities Act, or ADA, … Read More

Guide to Pregnancy Discrimination

Guide to Pregnancy Discrimination

Pregnancy discrimination is when a woman is treated in an unfavorable manner, whether job applicant or employee, because of pregnancy, childbirth, or a medical condition that is related to pregnancy or childbirth. Here are five facts about pregnancy discrimination. #1. The Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) Prohibits Discrimination Based on Pregnancy The PDA, which was enacted in 1978, applies to any … Read More

Can Your Employer Fire You if You’re Called to Military Service?

Can Your Employer Fire You if You're Called to Military Service?

If you’re called to active duty, or if you’re thinking about joining the military, you should know that federal and state laws grant military employees certain rights to unpaid leave and to be reinstated to their positions when their service is over. Here’s what you need to know. Your Employer Can’t Fire You if You’re Called to Military Service The … Read More