How to Prove Workplace Defamation

How to Prove Workplace Defamation

Regardless of your dedication and commitment to your job, workplace defamation can completely ruin your reputation. It can even lead to a loss of promotion, bonuses, or your position and prevent you from getting hired. Unless your employer has a legally acceptable...
California Meal and Rest Break Laws

California Meal and Rest Break Laws

California labor law requires employers to provide meal breaks and rest breaks. These are not included in federal wage and hour laws. Nonetheless, they are important for workers, as being hungry and tired negatively affects productivity and interactions with coworkers...
How to Prove Age Discrimination

How to Prove Age Discrimination

Age discrimination is when an employee or job applicant is looked upon less favorably due to their age. Since 1967, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) has protected workers from discrimination and harassment; it protects job applicants/employees who are...
What Is PAGA?

What Is PAGA?

The Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) gives employees in California the right to file lawsuits against employers that violate the California Labor Code. Enacted in 2004 to help advance the enforcement of California labor law protections, the statute lets workers...
What to Do After a Construction Accident

What to Do After a Construction Accident

The Center for Construction Research and Training found, in 2015, there were 80,000 construction accident injuries. Construction workers are at a much higher risk of injury than workers in other trades. If you work in the industry, there is the unfortunate chance you...
Signs of Workplace Discrimination

Signs of Workplace Discrimination

Most employees perceive workplace discrimination as a direct act against them due to their gender, race, ethnicity, and other factors. However, the signs of discrimination aren’t always obvious. There may be subtle hints your company is engaging in discriminatory...