There are a lot of changes to California's employment laws on the horizon, all set to take effect on Jan. 1, 2020. Not all of them, however, are being met with open arms from employees -- or their employers.
Bullying is most commonly associated with children at school. But unfortunately, people of any age can be affected by bullying. It can occur within social circles, in families or the workplace. Thankfully, there are legal provisions in place that help protect workers who are adversely affected by bullying, particularly when they are bullied because of a protected characteristic.
All workers have certain rights in California. You might be a CEO born and raised in California, or an undocumented agricultural worker who has been in the country for 6 months. But you have the same basic rights, regardless of your legal status.
The Employment Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) was enacted in 1974 with the purpose of protecting employees and their rights to regulated pension benefits. ERISA offers guidelines for employers to comply with when creating benefit plans for their employees.
If you are currently unemployed in California, you may be entitled to unemployment insurance (UI) benefits. These can be a lifeline for those who are struggling as a result of becoming unemployed through no fault of their own.
Under California law, employees are entitled to report wrongdoings in the workplace without fear of retribution from their employer.
Losing your job can be a stressful experience. It becomes overwhelming when you believe you were wrongfully terminated. It's not always cut and dry when it comes to wrongful termination. Sometimes, you have to look deep into the firing to determine if you have a case for a wrongful termination complaint in Los Angeles. Here are some ways to determine if it happened to you.
One of the most common professions in the city of Los Angeles is working as a waitress, waiter or host in a restaurant. While working in the California service industry can be a great way to earn money, especially through tips, wage and overtime law violations are also prevalent throughout the industry.