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California truck accident statistics

Due to a commercial truck's sheer size and weight, any accident with these vehicles leaves few unaffected by the event. A collision with a commercial truck often results in devastating injuries that leave victims financially strapped and on a long road to physical recovery. What can make these accidents even more difficult to process is […]

bereavement leave california

Did you know that only five states offer bereavement leave, leaving millions of U.S. workers without access to this valuable protection? Fortunately, California has specific bereavement leave laws that provide eligible workers with time off to grieve, attend funerals, and handle other post-death matters. The loss of a loved one is a profoundly personal and emotional […]

workplace bullying california

Have you ever dreaded going to work because of a colleague or manager’s behavior? Does someone constantly demean you, sabotage your work, or create a hostile work environment? If so, you might be experiencing workplace bullying or harassment. No one deserves to feel unsafe or belittled at work. Yet bullying and harassment in the workplace […]

california's at will law

Employers wield considerable authority in making workplace decisions. However, this doesn't mean you should accept any unfair treatment they might impose. This also applies if your employer fires you. Even if you were terminated from an employment-at-will job, you might have the option to recover damages from your employer for wrongful termination. No matter your […]

California leave of absence laws

Do you worry about taking time off work for a family emergency? California’s generous leave of absence laws can help. Whether you need to care for a sick family member, welcome a newborn, or recover from an illness, you may be entitled to protected leave without jeopardizing your job. Below, we detail California leave of […]

are employers required to pay time and a half on holidays

Many employees understand they have a legal right to minimum wage, regular meal breaks, and overtime. However, when it comes to national holidays, employees’s rights are often less straightforward. Employees frequently ask: Is asking me to work on a holiday legal? Are there any federal holiday pay laws? Are employers required to pay time and […]

California labor board complaint

California is known for having some of the most extensive labor protections in the country. However, it can be challenging for employees to understand how to exercise their legal rights when dealing with workplace mistreatment.  This blog post will explain how to file a California labor board complaint when facing common employment issues.  Who Handles […]

California wage and hour statute of limitations

What is the California wage and hour statute of limitations? Many non-exempt California employees are unhappy because their employers are not paying them all the wages they deserve. You qualify as a nonexempt employee if you may receive minimum wage and overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  If this situation sounds familiar […]

Joint and several liability in California

The doctrine of joint and several liability applies in a personal injury case when one or more defendants are deemed responsible for the accident that caused the victim’s injury.  In California, the legal concept of "joint and several liability" applies to personal injury lawsuits. This means that if multiple defendants are sued, each one can […]