Pregnancy discrimination laws are in place to protect women from negative consequences in the workplace. It’s also illegal. Pregnancy discrimination is a type of workplace discrimination that occurs when an expectant woman is fired, not hired, or otherwise discriminated against. It can even happen when a woman only intends to become pregnant. If it’s happened to you, you may want … Read More
Employee Rights in Glendale and Los Angeles, California
Employees in Glendale, Los Angeles, and everywhere else in California are protected under state and federal laws—but how far do those protections go? What are “employee rights,” and how do they apply to your situation? What Are Employee Rights? The term employee rights refers to the basic rights you have in the workplace when you work for another person (or … Read More
What is a Hostile Work Environment?
Many sexual harassment cases in Glendale, Los Angeles, and the surrounding communities involve a hostile work environment — but what does that really mean? Does it only apply to overt sexual advances? If you think you’ve been subjected to a hostile work environment, it may be a good idea to get in touch with a Los Angeles sexual harassment lawyer. Harassment that … Read More
Do I Have a Wrongful Termination Claim in Los Angeles or Glendale?
If you’re like most people in Los Angeles, Glendale, and elsewhere in California, you’ve heard the term wrongful termination. But what is it—and has it happened to you? A Word on Wrongful Termination Under California and federal law, employers may not fire employees for certain reasons. Most notably, employers can’t fire an employee if the employee’s termination has to do … Read More
Lunch Break Laws in California
Whether you’re working at a restaurant in Glendale or a large warehouse in Los Angeles, lunch break laws in California protect you in ways that federal laws don’t. Lunch break laws in California require workers to: Provide you with a 30-minute meal break after you’ve worked 5 hours Provide you with a second 30-minute meal break after you’ve worked 10 … Read More
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