Do Employers in California Have to Provide You With a Place to Sit?

Do Employers in California Have to Provide You With a Place to Sit?

Most employers in California are required to provide workers with seating. IN fact, there are certain occupations in which sitting is an integral part of the job – but even when seating isn’t an important part of a job, employers may have to provide seats for break times. Here’s what you need to know. What Do California’s “Wage Orders” Say … Read More

The Definitive Guide to Unpaid Commissions in California

The Definitive Guide to Unpaid Commissions in California

Unpaid commissions in the state of California are monies that are earned by an employee but not paid out to them by their employer. These unpaid wages can be the result of an employer’s failure to pay commissions that are owed, or an employer’s illegal deduction of commission payments. Employees who are owed unpaid commissions may be able to recover … Read More

Can Your Employer Demand Proof for Reasonable Accommodations?

Can Your Employer Demand Proof for Reasonable Accommodations?

If you make a request with your employer for a reasonable accommodation, can your employer demand proof of your disability? This guide explains. Can Your Employer Demand Proof for Reasonable Accommodations? In some cases, it’s possible for an employer to ask for proof of an employee’s disability before granting a request for reasonable accommodations. In many cases, this is completely … Read More

How to Ask for Reasonable Accommodations at Work

How to Ask for Reasonable Accommodations at Work

If you’re like many people, you need accommodations to make performing your job easier or safer. But how do you ask your employer? This guide explains. How to Ask for Reasonable Accommodations at Work Asking for reasonable accommodations in your workplace should be easy; the process is designed to make it that way. In fact, it could be as simple … Read More

What Should You Do if Your Employer Refuses to Make Reasonable Accommodations?

What Should You Do if Your Employer Refuses to Make Reasonable Accommodations?

Some people are entitled to reasonable accommodations in the workplace. But what do you do if your employer refuses? This guide explains What Should You Do if Your Employer Refuses to Make Reasonable Accommodations? Under Title I of the Americans With Disabilities Act, your employer is required to make reasonable accommodations in the workplace should you need them. By definition, … Read More

What Should You Do if an Employer Asks You Illegal Questions During an Interview?

What Should You Do if an Employer Asks You Illegal Questions During an Interview?

If you’re like many people, you know that there are some interview questions that are off-limits – employers simply aren’t allowed to ask them. However, that doesn’t mean that employers won’t ask them; it just means they’re not supposed to. So what should you do if an employer asks you an illegal question (or two) during an interview? This guide … Read More

Illegal Job Interview Questions

Illegal Job Interview Questions

There are some things employers aren’t allowed to ask you during a job interview – but what if they do it anyway? This guide explains. Illegal Job Interview Questions There are a number of questions employers aren’t allowed to ask you during a job interview. In fact, asking some of these questions could get an employer into serious hot water, … Read More

Can an Employer Ask You to Take a Polygraph as a Condition of Employment?

Can an Employer Ask You to Take a Polygraph as a Condition of Employment?

If you’re like many people, you’re always on the lookout for a new job – but what if you find one and the employer asks you to take a polygraph? Can an Employer Ask You to Take a Polygraph as a Condition of Employment? There’s a law in place that prohibits most private employers from using polygraphs in hiring – … Read More

What is Wage Theft in California?

What is Wage Theft in California?

Wage theft is a serious problem – not just in California, but all over the country – but if it’s happened to you, you may have legal recourse. This guide explains. What is Wage Theft in California? Wage theft occurs when an employer intentionally deprives a person of the money they’re owed for working. That’s the simplest definition, though California … Read More

Frequently Asked Questions About Salary Misclassification in California

Frequently Asked Questions About Salary Misclassification in California

Salary misclassification (calling an employee an independent contractor or vice-versa) is a serious problem in California. This guide answers all your questions about salary misclassification. Frequently Asked Questions About Salary Misclassification in California Have a look at these frequently asked questions about salary misclassification in California. If you don’t see the answer to your question here, please call our office … Read More