Losing your job unexpectedly can feel devastating. Not only do you have to deal with rejection and feeling unappreciated for your hard work, but you will also be without an income.
You always thought that your experience would help you when it came time to find a new job. After all, your lack of experience when you were a young worker really stood in your way. At 50 years old, you were at least looking forward to having a stronger resume.
As an hourly worker in California, you likely depend on your wages to help you cover all of your living expenses, from rent or a mortgage payment to groceries to feed yourself and your family. That's why it is so important that your employer complies with all employment and wage laws.