Tip Laws in California: What You Need to Know

Many employees receive tips as part of their jobs – and you might be surprised to learn that there are tip laws in California. Occupations in the service industry, such as restaurant servers, housekeepers and drivers earn regular hourly pay from their employers, and customers have the option to give them extra money as a tip or gratuity for service. ... Read More

What is Assembly Bill 5, and How Does it Affect Independent Contractors?

The California Assembly’s most recent foray into gig work legislation – an attempt to help workers get the employee status they deserve, rather than allowing companies to consider them independent contractors just to save a few bucks – is based on a California Supreme Court decision on employee misclassification. What is Assembly Bill 5, and How Does it Affect Independent ... Read More

Types of Discrimination in the Workplace

There are several types of discrimination in the workplace – there shouldn’t be, but there are. When workplace discrimination occurs, it can be blatantly obvious or it can be more subtle… but in either case, it’s important that you know the law is on your side. Types of Discrimination in the Workplace The major types of discrimination in the workplace ... Read More

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, designed to protect workers who are age 40 or older, is a federal law that employers are required to stick to – but what is ADEA, and how does it apply to you if you’re 40 or older in the workforce? Here’s what you need to know. What is the Age Discrimination ... Read More

What to Do if You Are Being Sexually Harassed at Work

If you’re like many people, you need to know what to do if you are being sexually harassed at work. Take it from us – you’re not alone. Sexual harassment in the workplace is far more widespread than any of us would like to think, with nearly two in five women reporting sexual harassment at work and half as many ... Read More

Types of Workplace Harassment

There are several types of workplace harassment – and they’re all very serious. Here’s what you need to know about the main types of workplace harassment and what you can do to stop them. Types of Workplace Harassment The main types of workplace harassment include: Discriminatory harassment Sexual harassment Retaliation There are many other forms of harassment, though, and many ... Read More

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