Does California Law Protect You Against Pregnancy Discrimination?

Does California Law Protect You Against Pregnancy Discrimination?

If you’re like many people, you know that in many cases, California employment law provides more worker protections than federal law does. But are there any laws in California that protect pregnant workers? Here’s what you need to know. The Inside Scoop on Pregnancy Discrimination Laws in California  California law prohibits discrimination against pregnant women in a wide range of … Read More

How to Know if You’re a Contractor or Employee Under FEHA

How to Know if You’re a Contractor or Employee Under FEHA - Glendale and LA Employment Lawyers

Unfortunately, salary misclassification is fairly common in California – that’s what happens when an employer says that a worker is a contractor rather than an employee. Sometimes it’s completely unintentional; the employer actually believes the worker is a contractor. However, in some cases, employers deliberately misclassify employees in an effort to save money or dodge their tax obligations. That’s a … Read More

California Law on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Sexual Harassment in California Workplaces - Glendale Sexual Harassment Attorney

If you’re like many people, you know that California law protects you from sexual harassment in the workplace – but how far do those protections go, and who gets into trouble when sexual harassment occurs? Here’s what you need to know. California Law on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace In California, sexual harassment in the workplace is unlawful – but … Read More

Forms of Discrimination in American Workplaces

Forms of Discrimination in American Workplaces - California Employment Attorney

There are several forms of discrimination that take shape in workplaces all over the country – but what are they, and would you know how to recognize them if you saw them? Forms of Discrimination in American Workplaces The most common forms of discrimination in California workplaces – and across the rest of the country – include: Age discrimination Disability … Read More

Age Discrimination in California Workplaces

Age Discrimination in California - Glendale and LA Workplace Discrimination Lawyer

What is the Age Discrimination in Employment Act? The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 is designed to protect applicants and employees aged 40 and over from discrimination on the basis of age when it comes to: Hiring Promotion Discharge Compensation Terms, conditions or privileges of employment This federal law was created in response to “arbitrary age limits” that … Read More

FEHA FAQ: Unpacking the Fair Employment and Housing Act

FEHA FAQ - Questions About the Fair Employment and Housing Act

If you’re like many people, you’ve heard of the Fair Employment and Housing Act, or FEHA – but do you know what it covers, which people it protects or much else about it? This guide to frequently asked questions about FEHA covers those things and more. If you have additional questions, or if you believe your rights under FEHA have … Read More

California Employment Discrimination Law and Its Enforcement

California Discrimination and Employment Law and Its Enforcement

The Department of Fair Employment and Housing, or DFEH, handles California employment discrimination law and its enforcement. Discrimination occurs when someone receives less favorable treatment because they have a specific characteristic – one that’s protected by law – and if it’s happened to you, you could have legal recourse. California Employment Discrimination Law and Its Enforcement California’s Fair Employment and … Read More

Workplace Harassment in California

Workplace Harassment in California

Workplace harassment in California – and in every other state – is against the law. In California, workers are protected by the Fair Employment and Housing Act and GC 12940, which both make it possible for employees who experience harassment to sue their employers. Harassment can be sexual or non-sexual in nature. Either way, it’s against the law. Here’s what … Read More

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967

Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 - Glendale Age Discrimination Lawyer

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

How to Take Unpaid Leave in California: FMLA, CFRA, FEHA, ADA, and You

The Rights of California Employees to Take Unpaid Leave Under Certain Circumstances The Family Medical Leave Act of 1993 and the California Family Rights Act of 1991 provides qualifying employees with at least sixty (60) days of unpaid leave for qualifying reasons. Further, a qualifying employee is guaranteed to return to their same position, or an equivalent position, when they … Read More