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

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

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

Workers’ Rights in California: What Employees Need to Know

Workers' Rights in California

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

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

Can You Sue an Employer for Medical Discrimination?

Can You Sue an Employer for Medical Discrimination

If you’re like many people who have been medically discriminated against, you’re wondering if you can sue an employer for it. Here’s what you need to know. Can You Sue an Employer for Medical Discrimination? In some cases, you can sue an employer for medical discrimination. However, although medical discrimination is illegal, not everyone with a medical condition is protected … Read More

What is Paid Parental Leave?

What is Paternity Leave in California - Employee Rights Lawyer Glendale

If you’re like many new moms and dads, you know that California employees are sometimes entitled to paid parental leave – but does it apply in your case? Here’s what you need to know. What is Paid Parental Leave? In the state of California, paid family leave – commonly called PFL – covers about 18.3 million workers throughout the state. … Read More

What is Paternity Leave in California?

What is Paternity Leave in California - Employee Rights Lawyer Glendale

In the state of California, paternity leave is a right under the law – but what are your rights, and what can you do if your employer denies them? Here’s what you need to know: Paternity leave is generally available to biological, foster and adoptive fathers Fathers must meet certain requirements to take paternity leave Dads may be eligible to … Read More

California Employee Rights Handbook: The Scoop for Employees

California Employee Rights Handbook - The Inside Scoop From an Employment Lawyer

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

CA Employee Rights

CA Employee Rights - Glendale Employee Rights Lawyer

California employee rights are a little more encompassing than federal employee rights are – but if you’re an employee in this state, what are you entitled to? CA Employee Rights at Work In the state of California, employees have a right to: Equal pay Meal and rest breaks Paid leave, in some cases Overtime pay Be free from discrimination You’re … Read More