Federal laws protect employees countrywide in almost all private enterprises. On the state level, California has more employee protection laws than almost any other state. These laws allow employees to have rights when treated unfairly in the workplace. They also allow for employees to work together to address problems with the workplace, like increasing pay … Continue reading
Los Angeles employment law continues to change. In addition to California law, Los Angeles might develop new paternity leave laws.
Layoffs are a tough time for an employee for a number of reasons. Not only are you now out of work, you were also fired for reasons that you had no control over, which is mentally taxing. Unfortunately, employers can fire employees for any reason that is not covered by laws. While layoffs are not … Continue reading
A female employee of the mobile advertising company, Kargo, recently won $40 million in a lawsuit against the company for several claims. According to the lawsuit, she was the victim of gender discrimination, wage discrimination, breach of employment contract, and wrongful termination. The company allegedly disciplined female employees differently, writing off male sexual jeering and … Continue reading
A San Francisco construction company, Southland Construction Management, has recently been the subject of racial discrimination allegations from a former African-American employee. The employer allegedly decorated the office with confederate flags, and made many inappropriate gestures to create a racist work environment. The multiple racial discrimination claims culminated in an event at a white elephant … Continue reading
Being able to leave work while pregnant is proven to be beneficial for both the child and the parent. It also happens to be protected by law. All Americans are covered by the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), but California has additional laws like the California Family Rights Act (CFRA), and the Pregnancy Disability Leave … Continue reading