No matter what kind of job you have, you should be working in a workplace environment that keeps you safe and healthy. Certain workplace environments involve more dangerous conditions than others, but all companies should strive to keep their employees safe. Sometimes, however, as an employee it can be difficult to know if your workplace … Continue reading
Category: Employment Law
Information about labor and employment law in Los Angeles and in California.
The #MeToo movement shows that sexual harassment is now one of the leading issues experienced in U.S. workplaces. California law defines two different types of sexual harassment: quid pro quo and hostile work environment. With quid pro quo, a supervisor may ask you to perform sexual favors in return for certain workplace benefits, such as … Continue reading
As we approach the summer season, many Californians are bracing themselves for deadly wildfires. The frequency and intensity of recent fires has put many Los Angeles residents on edge. Thousands of people will be forced to leave their homes and take time away from work. Fortunately, California employment law gives employees the right to certain … Continue reading
As Governor Jerry Brown prepares to exit office, he has signed numerous bills into law, changing the way California handles sexual harassment. One of those changes includes a significant expansion of the sexual harassment training employers must provide for their employees. Here is a rundown of those changes, and how companies must fulfill these requirements. … Continue reading
As an employee at your workplace, you have certain privacy and personal rights, but your employer also has certain rights when it comes to ensuring the safety of the workplace. Many employees and job applicants will be required to take a drug test at some point in their careers. Your employer will want to deter … Continue reading