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 […]

Double time vs Overtime

California’s double time laws are generous compared to federal law and the laws in several other states. Not only do double time laws in California demand that employers pay non-exempt employees an overtime premium in more situations than federal law requires, but CA double time laws also requires employers to pay double-time premiums in certain […]

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 […]

civil code 1714

In this article, we will discuss "duty of care" and its relationship with Civil Code 1714 in California and share a few examples of California's Civil Code 1714. Reach out to us to discuss this further. Civil Code 1714 in California Overview What is a “duty of care,” and when do people in California need […]

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 […]