According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), workplace retaliation is one of the most common charges filed with the agency. In 2016, of the nearly 100,000 claims the EEOC received, over 45 percent were related to workplace retaliation. California took a spot among the top three states with the highest number of claims related … Continue reading
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What questions are employers allowed to ask during an interview? According to the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), employers are prohibited from inquiring about a variety of subjects. But despite this, according to CareerBuilder, 20 percent of hiring managers have asked off-limits questions during job interviews. Here is a short list … Continue reading
When you think of food delivery, what is the first thing that comes to mind? For most, the answer is probably pizza, or Chinese food. But ever since the rise of the Internet, other companies have jumped into the delivery game, including the online giant GrubHub. GrubHub describes itself as a premiere marketplace connecting diners … Continue reading
In California, workers have some of the most protective employment laws in the country. Many California state laws expand on existing federal protective laws, to provide even more protection for workers. What Laws Protect California Employees? Employee misclassification laws: Many employers are guilty of classifying workers as independent contractors when they should be considered employees. … Continue reading
There is no denying that appearance does make a difference in the workplace. A recent study conducted by Italian researchers found that resumes that included a headshot of an attractive person were much more successful in getting responses than ones that did not. Certain employers may have judgements against people for having tattoos or their … Continue reading