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Is It Illegal to Work 7 Days a Week in California? 

Your employer can set your work schedule, but are there limits to its authority? Can you work 7 days in a row in California? If you are working 7 days in a row in California, your employer could be subject to civil or criminal penalties, depending on your circumstances.  How Many Days in a Row […]

types of sexual harassment at work

A staggering number of employers are not doing enough to protect their employees from sexual harassment. From 2018 to 2021, workers submitted 27,291 sexual harassment complaints to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). If you are one of the many victims of sexual harassment in the workplace, you deserve protection, compensation, and a good […]

contractor missclassified

It can be difficult under California independent contract law to determine if you’re being misclassified as an independent contractor by your employer. Many employers dodge their responsibilities to their employees by calling them “independent contractors.” If you make a living as an independent contractor, read this article to check whether you should be receiving employee […]

California lunch break laws

Between getting to work on time and completing your daily tasks, remember that your rest time is an essential part of your workday. California meal and rest break laws require that employees receive time to rest and eat after working a certain amount of time. If your employer refuses to give you adequate breaks, you […]

hostile work environment california

The workplace can be many things, but it should never be hostile. Under California and federal laws, your employer can be held liable for your pain, suffering, and financial losses if they condone or participate in harassment that creates a hostile environment.  We can help you win justice if you are the victim of workplace […]

California workplace seating laws

Your employer has a lot of control in the workplace, but do not forget that you have several rights as an employee. Your employer needs to pay you properly, give you adequate breaks, protect you from discrimination, and keep your workplace safe. In many cases, your employer also needs to provide you with a place […]

severance pay california

Have you been terminated from your job and are wondering whether your employer is giving you everything you’re entitled to? Have you heard about severance pay and wondered what it is? How is severance pay calculated? Read on to learn more about severance pay laws in California. What Is Severance Pay? Upon termination of your […]

California wage and hour statute of limitations

What are 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 […]

exempt vs non-exempt CA

When employers fail to properly distinguish between their non-exempt and exempt employees under federal and California labor laws, non-exempt employees frequently go underpaid. In addition, the employer profits from avoiding minimum wage and overtime laws. In such cases, the employees may have a claim against their employer for back wages and statutory penalties. Navigating employment […]

how to prove disability discrimination

Are you a qualified employee or job applicant who happens to have a disability? If so, you should have the same access to job opportunities and work benefits as everyone else. You should also be treated with respect.  The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act protect individuals with […]