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

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

1099 vs. W-2 Employees: The Big Differences Between the Two

1099 vs W-2 Employees - Los Angeles Employment Lawyer

Are you a 1099 worker or W-2 employee – and does it matter? From an employer’s standpoint, it certainly makes a big difference… but you may be surprised to learn that many employers misclassify employees. Sometimes employers make genuine mistakes, but in other cases, employers willfully misclassify employees in order to save money. Here’s what you need to know. 1099 … Read More

What is the Administrative Exemption to California’s Labor Laws?

What is the administrative exemption to California’s labor laws? This guide explains the rule that applies to administrative employees regarding overtime, as well as meal and rest breaks. What is the Administrative Exemption to California’s Labor Laws? Administrative employees are exempt from California’s overtime laws, and they’re not entitled to meal and rest breaks – but how do you know … Read More

Laid Off vs. Fired: What Are the Differences?

Laid Off vs. Fired and Wrongful Termination

If you’re like many people, you know that wrongful termination is too common in California – and you may also know that it’s possible to be wrongfully terminated whether you’re fired or laid off. But what are the differences between being fired and laid off, and how can your situation affect a wrongful termination claim? Here’s what you need to … Read More

California’s Final Paycheck Law

California's Final Paycheck Law - Can You Sue for Your Final Paycheck

California’s final paycheck law gives workers the benefit of knowing when they should receive their last paycheck from an employer, whether they quit or the employer terminates them. But what is California’s final paycheck law, what happens if an employer misses a deadline, and what recourse do you have if your employer has failed to pay you? Find out now. … Read More

Guide to Pregnancy Discrimination in California

Guide to Pregnancy Discrimination in California

If you’re like many women in California, you know that it’s illegal for an employer to discriminate against you because you’re pregnant, you’ve just had a baby, or you have any medical condition related to pregnancy. But do you know the specifics? Here’s a guide to pregnancy discrimination in California to ensure you understand your rights as a mom-to-be or … Read More

California State Laws on Discrimination in the Workplace

California State Laws on Discrimination in the Workplace

In the state of California, employers are not allowed to discriminate in employment decisions when a person is a member of a protected class. But what are the California state laws on discrimination in the workplace, and what to they govern? Here’s what you need to know. California State Laws on Discrimination in the Workplace Several California laws prohibit discrimination, … Read More

What is an Example of Discrimination in the Workplace?

What is an Example of Discrimination in the Workplace?

If you’re like many people in California, you’ve either experienced discrimination in the workplace personally or you’ve seen it happen to someone else – but you may not have recognized it for what it was. Check out these examples of discrimination in the workplace, which can be especially helpful if you’ve been the victim and are considering legal action. What … Read More

How Do I File a Discrimination Complaint Against an Employer in California?

How Do I File a Discrimination Complaint Against an Employer in California

Unfortunately, workplace discrimination exists – despite laws at the federal, state and local level designed to prevent it. And if you’re like many people, you’re wondering, How do I file a discrimination complaint against an employer in California? Here’s what you need to know. How Do I File a Discrimination Complaint Against an Employer in California? The bottom line is … Read More