What Are Illegal Payroll Deductions?

What are Illegal Payroll Deductions

If you’re like many people, you know that your employer makes deductions from your paycheck – but did you know that some of them may be unlawful? This guide explains illegal payroll deductions and what you can do if money is missing from your paycheck. What Are Illegal Payroll Deductions? Illegal payroll deductions, by definition, are monies that your employer … Read More

FMLA Updates for 2021

FMLA Updates for 2021

The Family and Medical Leave Act, or FMLA, is a bit of a living document – and these are the changes you need to know about this year. FMLA Updates for 2021 As of 2021, a handful of changes to FMLA have come from the California state legislature and federal agencies. However, some other changes have come into effect through … Read More

Mandatory COVID-19 Policies in the Workforce: DFEH Issues New Guidelines

Mandatory COVID-19 Policies in the Workforce DFEH Issues New Guidelines.

The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, or DFEH, issued new COVID-19 guidance to employers this month – and you need to know about them so you stay on top of what’s happening in your own workplace. Here’s the latest information from DFEH. New DFEH Guidelines on COVID-19 Policies in California Workplaces On March 4, 2021, DFEH updated its … Read More

My Employer Didn’t Pay Me – What Can I Do?

My Employer Didn’t Pay Me – What Can I Do

Workers in California have rights – including the right to be paid a fair wage for work. But if you’re like many people, you’re in a tough spot: Your employer hasn’t paid you what you’re owed, and you need to know what to do. My Employer Didn’t Pay Me – What Can I Do? Many people come to us and … Read More

Gender Discrimination Laws in California

Gender Discrimination Laws in California - Los Angeles Employment Attorney

The state of California is known for its strong worker protection laws – including gender discrimination laws. But what are the gender discrimination laws in California, and how might they apply in your situation? Here’s what you need to know. Gender Discrimination Laws in California The gender discrimination law in California that most people refer back to is the Fair … Read More

What is Sex Discrimination?

What is Sex Discrimination

What is sex discrimination? There’s a good chance that you’ve heard of it, but what does it look like in the workplace, and what can you do if you’ve experienced it? Here’s what you need to know. What is Sex Discrimination? Sex discrimination involves treating a person unfavorably because of that person’s sex. That includes sexual orientation, gender identity, gender … Read More

7 Common Employment Law Issues

7 Common Employment Law Issues

Employment law issues run the complete range from discrimination and harassment at a job to unsafe conditions – but one thing remains the same: If your employer is violating a law, you have legal recourse. Here’s a look at some common employment law issues and what to do about them. 7 Common Employment Law Issues Seven of the most common … Read More

What Behaviors Are Considered Criteria for a Hostile Work Environment?

What Behaviors Are Considered Criteria for a Hostile Work Environment - Glendale and Los Angeles Employment Lawyer

What behaviors are considered criteria for a hostile work environment? What happens if you have to work every day in a hostile environment – can you make it stop, or do you have to quit your job? This guide explains. What Behaviors Are Considered Criteria for a Hostile Work Environment? Several behaviors can meet the criteria for a hostile work … Read More

Disability Discrimination for Non-Physical Disabilities

Disability Discrimination for Non-Physical Disabilities - Los Angeles Employment Attorney

If you’re like many people, you have a disability that’s not visible – and that may mean that you’re vulnerable to disability discrimination at work. Here’s what you need to know about disability for non- non-visible or non-physical disabilities. Related: What is discrimination? Disability Discrimination for Non-Physical Disabilities Also called hidden or invisible disabilities, non-visible and non-physical disabilities can include … Read More

Can You Be Fired for Being Pregnant?

Can You Be Fired for Being Pregnant - Los Angeles Pregnancy Discrimination Lawyer

If you’re like many expectant mothers, you’re wondering whether you can be fired for being pregnant – and the answer is no. Under most circumstances, the Family and Medical Leave Act and the Pregnancy Discrimination Act prohibit employers from firing you because you’re pregnant or firing you for pregnancy-related conditions. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t be fired during pregnancy. … Read More