Disability Discrimination for Non-Physical Disabilities

Disability Discrimination for Non-Physical Disabilities - Los Angeles Employment Attorney

If you’re like many people, you have a disability that’s not visible – and that may mean that you’re vulnerable to disability discrimination at work. Here’s what you need to know about disability for non- non-visible or non-physical disabilities. Related: What is discrimination? Disability Discrimination for Non-Physical Disabilities Also called hidden or invisible disabilities, non-visible and non-physical disabilities can include … Read More

What Are Adverse Employment Actions?

What Are Adverse Employment Actions - Glendale Employment Attorney

What are adverse employment actions, and what happens if they end up being illegal? Here’s what you need to know. What Are Adverse Employment Actions? Adverse employment actions are decisions that have a negative effect on an employee. Being fired is an adverse employment action; so is being demoted, transferred to a less-desirable position or location, or a denial of … Read More

Can You Be Fired for Being Pregnant?

Can You Be Fired for Being Pregnant - Los Angeles Pregnancy Discrimination Lawyer

If you’re like many expectant mothers, you’re wondering whether you can be fired for being pregnant – and the answer is no. Under most circumstances, the Family and Medical Leave Act and the Pregnancy Discrimination Act prohibit employers from firing you because you’re pregnant or firing you for pregnancy-related conditions. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t be fired during pregnancy. … Read More

Mandatory Meetings Outside Normal Work Hours: How Much Does Your Employer Owe You?

Mandatory Meetings Outside Normal Work Hours - How Much Does Your Employer Owe You

Mandatory Zoom meetings, phone calls and texts outside work hours? If that’s what your pandemic-era work schedule looks like, your employer may owe you money. Here’s what you need to know about mandatory meetings after work hours, constant emails and texts, and phone calls as they related to your pay. Mandatory Meetings Outside Normal Work Hours Under the Fair Labor … Read More

Age Discrimination in California Workplaces

Age Discrimination in California - Glendale and LA Workplace Discrimination Lawyer

If you’re like many people, you’ve heard of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, or ADEA – but what does it mean to you? What is the Age Discrimination in Employment Act? The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 is designed to protect applicants and employees aged 40 and over from discrimination on the basis of age when it … Read More

Is Working Off the Clock Illegal in California?

Is Working Off the Clock Illegal in California - Yeremian Law, Employment Lawyers in Glendale

Is working off the clock illegal in California? How many hours can you work a day, and can your employer pay you in cash to keep you from racking up overtime hours? Here’s what you need to know. What is Working Off the Clock? Working off the clock is the phrase people use when they’re at work, performing the duties … Read More

FEHA FAQ: Unpacking the Fair Employment and Housing Act

FEHA FAQ - Questions About the Fair Employment and Housing Act

If you’re like many people, you’ve heard of the Fair Employment and Housing Act, or FEHA – but do you know what it covers, which people it protects or much else about it? This guide to frequently asked questions about FEHA covers those things and more. If you have additional questions, or if you believe your rights under FEHA have … Read More

5 Signs of Sexual Orientation Discrimination in the Workplace

5 Signs of Sexual Orientation Discrimination in the Workplace

If you’re like many people, you’re well aware that discrimination exists in the workplace – including discrimination related to sexual orientation and gender expression. The Fair Employment and Housing Act prohibits this type of discrimination (along with several other types), but it still happens. So what are some signs that there’s sexual orientation discrimination happening in your workplace – or … Read More

Wrongful Death Lawsuits Involving Energy Drinks

Can energy drinks cause wrongful death? The answer may surprise you. Wrongful Death Lawsuits Involving Energy Drinks Caffeine is incredibly popular – people consume it all over the world. There are coffee shops on every corner, energy drink displays in every gas station and even “energy shots” that you can buy in the checkout lane of your favorite supermarket. But … Read More

California’s Minimum Wage for 2021

California’s Minimum Wage for 2021

Every year, California’s minimum wage increases – we’re on our way to $15 per hour for all employees across the state by 2023. That means on January 1, 2021, California’s minimum wage is increasing. Here’s what you need to know. California’s Minimum Wage for 2021 The state of California is raising its minimum wage on January 1, 2021. The increase … Read More