Many situations can arise that would cause a worker to want to temporarily leave their job. They may have become injured, have a new child in the family, or want to leave to care for loved ones. While laws exist protecting worker rights to have leave time for these reasons, workers still may want to … Continue reading
Los Angeles employment law continues to change. In addition to California law, Los Angeles might develop new paternity leave laws.
A recent report by the Economic Policy Institute estimated that low-wage workers in California lose $2 billion per year due to wage theft. Amidst many allegations against ridesharing giant Uber, they are now repaying drivers for shorting commissions for a number of years. The amount of the lost commissions totals in the tens of millions. … Continue reading
For a long time, overtime pay has been limited to low wage earners. Right now, the threshold is at the salary level is $23,660 per year. Many salaried employees only making slightly more than this cutoff will be asked to work very demanding schedules of more than 40 hours, only to receive the same pay … Continue reading
The New York Times recently published an article that discusses why women at Fox News may have been afraid to report their bosses for sexual harassment. Fox News, and specifically long-time anchor Bill O’Reilly, are in the middle of a major sexual harassment scandal. Bill O’Reilly has faced accusations of sexual harassment from female coworkers … Continue reading
Millions of Americans in the workforce suffer from health conditions that may qualify as a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). However, these workers are also discriminated against on a regular basis. Workers with disabilities may be mistreated by coworkers or their superiors. Some may be fired, demoted or kept from working on … Continue reading