Nursing Mothers’ Law: Does Your Employer Have to Let You Pump at Work?

Nursing Mothers’ Law: Does Your Employer Have to Let You Pump at Work?

If you’re like many working moms, you know how important pumping breastmilk at work can be. At best, it’s painful – and at worst, it can disrupt your child’s entire eating regimen. But is there a nursing mothers’ law that requires your employer to let you pump at work? Here’s what you need to know. Nursing Mothers’ Law: Does Your … Read More

Transgender Discrimination in the Workplace

Transgender Discrimination in the Workplace

Transgender people face staggering amounts of discrimination in the workplace – but what can you do if it’s happened to you, and do you have any legal recourse? This guide explains transgender discrimination in the workplace and your options if an employer has discriminated against you; you may need to talk to an LGBT rights discrimination lawyer. Transgender Discrimination in … Read More

California Law on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Sexual Harassment in California Workplaces - Glendale Sexual Harassment Attorney

If you’re like many people, you know that California law protects you from sexual harassment in the workplace – but how far do those protections go, and who gets into trouble when sexual harassment occurs? Here’s what you need to know. California Law on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace In California, sexual harassment in the workplace is unlawful – but … Read More

What Does LGBT Discrimination Look Like in the Hiring Process?

LGBT Discrimination in the Hiring Process - Examples

If you’re like many people, you’re pretty sure you’d recognize discrimination when you saw it – but what does LGBT discrimination look like in the hiring process? Here’s what you need to know. What Does LGBT Discrimination Look Like in the Hiring Process? LGBT discrimination is unlawful, but that doesn’t mean that some employers don’t do it. Unfortunately, it’s more … Read More

The ADEA Act, Explained

ADEA Act

If you’re like many people, you’ve heard of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, or ADEA – but what does it really mean, and does it apply to you? Here’s what you need to know. The ADEA Act, Explained The so-called ADEA act aims to prevent age discrimination in employment. It applies to workers over the age of 40 who … Read More

Construction Zones and Accidents: Who’s Liable for Your Injuries?

Who is Liable for Dangerous Work Zone Accidents - Glendale Personal Injury Lawyers

If you work in a construction zone, you know it can be dangerous – but who’s liable for your injuries when there’s an accident? Here’s what you need to know. Construction Zones and Accidents: Who’s Liable for Your Injuries? As a construction worker, you know that the company you work for has a duty to make a construction site safe. … Read More

Is Your Employer Liable if You Catch COVID19 at Work?

Is Your Employer Liable if You Get COVID 19 at Work

Is your employer liable if you contract COVID-19 at work? It’s an important question, and one many employees are asking as the United States eases and tightens its social distancing requirements, mask rules and business practices to deal with the pandemic. Millions of Americans are putting their lives on the line to go to work to provide essential and nonessential … Read More

What Are Illegal Payroll Deductions?

What are Illegal Payroll Deductions

If you’re like many people, you know that your employer makes deductions from your paycheck – but did you know that some of them may be unlawful? This guide explains illegal payroll deductions and what you can do if money is missing from your paycheck. What Are Illegal Payroll Deductions? Illegal payroll deductions, by definition, are monies that your employer … Read More

FMLA Updates for 2021

FMLA Updates for 2021

The Family and Medical Leave Act, or FMLA, is a bit of a living document – and these are the changes you need to know about this year. FMLA Updates for 2021 As of 2021, a handful of changes to FMLA have come from the California state legislature and federal agencies. However, some other changes have come into effect through … Read More

Mandatory COVID-19 Policies in the Workforce: DFEH Issues New Guidelines

Mandatory COVID-19 Policies in the Workforce DFEH Issues New Guidelines.

The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, or DFEH, issued new COVID-19 guidance to employers this month – and you need to know about them so you stay on top of what’s happening in your own workplace. Here’s the latest information from DFEH. New DFEH Guidelines on COVID-19 Policies in California Workplaces On March 4, 2021, DFEH updated its … Read More