Signs of Discrimination at the Workplace

While our society has made significant progress towards equality in the past century, prejudice and all kinds of -isms sadly still exist to this day. For instance, modern forms of discrimination may not be as overt as they were back in the pre-civil rights era, but they can be just as harmful – especially in [...]

By | October 18th, 2016|Discrimination|0 Comments

Was I Wrongfully Terminated?

Losing a job can be one of life’s most stressful experiences. One moment you’re performing your daily job routines, and the next you’re exiting the premises with a full cardboard box in tow, thinking about whether you have enough money in your savings account to pay off the next round of bills. It’s like you’ve [...]

By | September 28th, 2016|Wrongful Termination|0 Comments

4 Employment Laws You Should Know

As the popular saying goes, knowledge is power. Then there is the other side of the coin: ignorance is powerlessness. If you do not know your rights, then you make yourself vulnerable to abuse. Even a basic knowledge of labor laws can help you better protect your position in a workplace and your rights regarding wage, [...]

By | September 20th, 2016|Employment Law|0 Comments

Disabled Workers Rights FAQ Part 2

This blog is a continuation of the Disabled Workers Rights FAQ series. If you would like to read Part 1 of the series, click here. Can the Employer Withdraw My Job Offer After a Medical Examination? The employer cannot withdraw your job offer just because you have a disability. However, they do have the right [...]

By | August 23rd, 2016|Discrimination|0 Comments

Disabled Workers Rights FAQ Part 1

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) makes it illegal for employers to discriminate against disabled but otherwise qualified individuals. In this FAQ series, we are covering everything you need to know about disability discrimination and your rights, including information about who is protected by the ADA, what the protections are, and how the [...]

By | August 18th, 2016|Discrimination|0 Comments

How to Deal with a Racist Coworker

There are no ifs, ands, or buts about it: racism has no place in the professional work setting. Whether it’s a direct racist act rooted in maliciousness or an offhand, casual racist remark made out of ignorance, racist behavior of any kind should never be tolerated, and always confronted and dealt with. Please be advised, [...]

By | August 10th, 2016|Discrimination|0 Comments

4 Signs of a Really Bad Boss

Bosses are as various as people. Some treat their employees with respect, while others abuse them. Some give a raise where a raise is due, while others pinch pennies just so they can line their own pockets. Some bosses know when to be kind and when to be stern, while others throw their tempers around [...]

By | August 3rd, 2016|Retaliation|0 Comments

Employer Not Paying Overtime. What Can I Do?

Top Unpaid Overtime Lawyers in California In California, all nonexempt employees (covered by the provisions of the Industrial Welfare Commission Orders) who work more than eight hours in a workday or more than 40 hours in any workweek are entitled to overtime pay for all excess hours worked. Compensation for overtime must be no less [...]

By | July 25th, 2016|Wage Dispute|0 Comments

Proving Wrongful Termination in California

In a previous blog, we covered the elements of a wrongful termination lawsuit in California, as well as the different violations that could constitute the grounds for taking legal action. In this blog, we will go over how to win your lawsuit by gathering strong evidence that proves how and why your employer unlawfully fired [...]

By | July 22nd, 2016|Wrongful Termination|0 Comments

Can I Sue for Wrongful Termination?

“At-Will” Employment Does Not Justify Wrongful Termination California is an “at-will” state, meaning that the employer can fire you at any time, with or without cause. However, the at-will doctrine does not encompass wrongful termination. In other words, you cannot be fired because of a protected characteristic or for another unlawful reason. If you have [...]

By | July 19th, 2016|Wrongful Termination|0 Comments
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