Does California Law Protect You Against Pregnancy Discrimination?

Does California Law Protect You Against Pregnancy Discrimination?

If you’re like many people, you know that in many cases, California employment law provides more worker protections than federal law does. But are there any laws in California that protect pregnant workers? Here’s what you need to know. The Inside Scoop on Pregnancy Discrimination Laws in California  California law prohibits discrimination against pregnant women in a wide range of … Read More

What Happens to Employers That Intentionally Misclassify Employees in California?

What Happens to Employers That Intentionally Misclassify Employees in California - Los Angeles Employment Attorneys

Unfortunately, some employers misclassify their employees to get out of paying them appropriately, offering certain benefits, and ensuring that the workers get the labor rights they deserve. But what happens to employers that intentionally misclassify employees in California – do they get into trouble, and are they required to compensate their misclassified workers? Here’s what you need to know. What … Read More

What Can You Do if You’re a Misclassified Employee in California?

What Can You Do if You’re a Misclassified Employee in California - LA Employment Lawyers Yeremian and Associates

If you’re like many people, you know that salary misclassification is a serious problem in California – and that it often results in employees being paid less than they deserve, being denied worker protections, and losing certain labor rights. But what can you do if you’re a misclassified employee in California? This guide explains. What Can You Do if You’re … Read More

How to Know if You’re a Contractor or Employee Under FEHA

How to Know if You’re a Contractor or Employee Under FEHA - Glendale and LA Employment Lawyers

Unfortunately, salary misclassification is fairly common in California – that’s what happens when an employer says that a worker is a contractor rather than an employee. Sometimes it’s completely unintentional; the employer actually believes the worker is a contractor. However, in some cases, employers deliberately misclassify employees in an effort to save money or dodge their tax obligations. That’s a … Read More

What is the Federal Economic Realities Test?

What is the Federal Economic Realities Test - California Employment Lawyers

When a federal court has to determine whether a worker is an employee or a contractor, it uses something called the economic realities test. In many ways, the economic realities test is a lot like the state of California’s manner and means test. What is the Federal Economic Realities Test? The federal economic realities test is a test that determines … Read More

Who is Subject to California’s Manner and Means Test?

Federal Manner and Means Test - Glendale Employment Lawyers

California’s manner and means test is a test that determines whether a worker is an independent contractor or an employee – and that’s important, because contractors and employees are entitled to different protections when it comes to pay, benefits, and even discrimination and harassment in the workplace. Only some people are subject to the manner and means test; other workers … Read More

Fair Wages in California: FAQ

FAQ on Fair Wages in California - Yeremian Law in Glendale and Los Angeles

If you’re like most people, you know that your employer has to pay you fair wages for the hours you work – but what are fair wages, and is there a “fair wage act” that governs how much an employer must pay? This guide explains. FAQ on Fair Wages in California The Fair Labor Standards Act, or FLSA, governs how … Read More

Can Your Employer Require Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination?

Can Your Employer Require Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination - Los Angeles Employment Lawyers

If you’re like many people, you’re being bombarded with myths about whether it’s okay for your employer to require proof of a COVID-19 vaccination, whether it’s a HIPAA violation, and whether you can be sent home for refusing to wear a mask. This guide explains everything you need to know about employers, proof of COVID-19 vaccinations and more. Can Your … Read More

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