Labor laws in California are generally more protective of workers than federal laws are – but what are your rights as an employee in California? How many days can you work in a row without a day off? Can you be fired without reason? This guide explains labor laws in California designed to protect workers and ensure that the state’s … Read More
Do You Need a Los Angeles Employment Law Attorney?
If you’re like many people in LA, Glendale and the surrounding communities, you could benefit from talking to a Los Angeles employment law attorney. But if you’re like many people, you don’t know exactly what a labor and employment attorney does – or when you should consult one. Here’s what you need to know. What is a Labor and Employment … Read More
Workers’ Rights in California: What Employees Need to Know
Workers’ rights in California are typically more protective than federal workers’ rights are – and in many cases, they’re more protective than other states, as well. But what rights do employees have in California, and how do they apply to you? Workers’ Rights in California Under federal and state laws, California employees have several rights. Here’s a quick breakdown of … Read More
California Employee Rights Handbook: The Scoop for Employees
In California, employees have rights – and this is an overview of what you, as a nonexempt employee, are entitled to when you work in this state. Your employee rights include: Freedom from harassment, discrimination and retaliation Fair pay, including commissions and overtime Safe working conditions Rest and meal breaks Paid leave, when appropriate Freedom from wrongful termination California Employee … Read More
What is Wrongful Dismissal?
California employment law is very clear: Wrongful dismissal is illegal. But what is wrongful dismissal, and what can you do if your employer illegally fires you? What is Wrongful Dismissal? Wrongful dismissal, typically called wrongful termination, is what occurs when an employer fires or terminates an employee for reasons involving discrimination, whistleblowing, or making complaints about discrimination. It can also … Read More
What is FMLA, and How Does it Apply to You?
If you’re like most people in Glendale, Los Angeles, or elsewhere in California, you’ve heard of the Family and Medical Leave Act (commonly called FMLA). But what is it, and how does it apply to every worker in the U.S.—including you? What is the Family and Medical Leave Act, or FMLA? The Family and Medical Leave Act, or FMLA, is … 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