CA Employee Rights

CA Employee Rights - Glendale Employee Rights Lawyer

California employee rights are a little more encompassing than federal employee rights are – but if you’re an employee in this state, what are you entitled to? CA Employee Rights at Work In the state of California, employees have a right to: Equal pay Meal and rest breaks Paid leave, in some cases Overtime pay Be free from discrimination You’re … Read More

At-Will Employment Basics From a Glendale Employment Lawyer

At-Will Employment Basics From a Glendale Employment Lawyer

In the state of California, most workers are considered “at-will” employees. But what does that mean to you, and how can you tell if it even applies in your situation? What is At-Will Employment? An at-will employee is a worker who’s free to quit any time he or she wants to. On the same token, that worker’s employer is free … Read More

Not a “New” Overtime Law, but How Does Overtime Work in California?

New Overtime Law - What You Need to Know in California

In California, there isn’t a new overtime law – but in 2018, there are several overtime rules in place to protect workers. Not a “New” Overtime Law, but How Does Overtime Work in California? California overtime law says that non-exempt employees aged 18 or over, or minor employees who are 16 or 17 but aren’t required to attend school and … Read More

Pregnancy Discrimination: It Happens More Often Than You Think

Pregnancy discrimination is like an unchecked wildfire in the American workplace, from Silicon Valley to Wall Street – and it seems to be getting worse. It occurs when a pregnant woman or even a new mom is passed over for promotion, doesn’t get the raise she deserves, or gets fired for complaining about either of those things; it happens when … Read More

The Epic Systems Case

Its Effect on the Employee, and It’s Effect on California Law At Yeremian Law, we pride ourselves on keeping our thumb on the pulse of all things related to Labor Law. This approach to the practice of law has enabled us to stay ahead of the curve and provide superior service to our clients. On May 21, 2018, the Supreme … Read More

California Labor Laws 101

California Labor Laws 101 - Glendale Employment Lawyer

California labor laws are designed to protect workers from bad business practices, and they’re pretty comprehensive. In many cases, California’s laws are more protective of workers than federal laws are, and courts here generally fall back on the laws that provide more protection when an issue arises. But what do California labor laws cover? Here’s what you need to know. … Read More

California Laws on Commission Pay

California Laws on Commission Pay - Glendale Employment Lawyer

In the state of California, laws for commission pay apply to all workers who earn them. Some of the most common commission-based careers include: Appointment-setters Independent sales representatives Insurance sales agents Literary agents Loan officers Real estate agents Salespeople who go door-to-door Salon workers and stylists Telemarketers Types of Commission-Based Jobs There are generally three types of commission-based jobs. First, … Read More

Can I Sue for Wrongful Termination?

Can I Sue for Wrongful Termination

Can you sue for wrongful termination? In some cases, you absolutely can – but there are specific circumstances that allow you to sue your employer for wrongful termination. Can I Sue for Wrongful Termination? In many cases, an employer is well within its rights to fire an employee. The vast majority of workers in the U.S. are at-will employees, which … Read More

What is FEHA?

What is FEHA - Glendale Employment Lawyer

The Fair Employment and Housing Act, or FEHA, is a law that protects employees from discrimination, harassment and retaliation at work. It applies to all employers that have five or more full-time or part-time workers – and the anti-harassment provisions in the law apply to all employers with one or more employees. What is FEHA? FEHA prevents discrimination related to: … Read More