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Unpaid overtime in California

Unpaid Overtime in California

In California, wage and hour laws dictate that employers are generally required to pay their employees for all hours worked, including overtime hours. Overtime pay is generally required for any hours worked over 8 hours in a day or 40 hours in a week, and employees must be paid 1.5 times their regular hourly rate […]

Unequal Workload Discrimination

Unequal Workload Discrimination

Unfair treatment in the workplace is not permitted, and in some cases, could be viewed as workplace discrimination and/or workplace harassment. Employment discrimination can be a common issue affecting California workers and it can take many forms – gender identity discrimination, sexual harassment, discriminatory actions based off an employee’s health issues, disability, or other protected […]

retaliation in the workplace california

Workplace Retaliation In California

What is workplace retaliation? Under California labor laws, workplace retaliation refers to the actions an employer takes that punish and damage the career of their employees because they reported, complained, or took part in an investigation that supported illegal activity within the company and/or neglected employee rights. When there is a suspected violation by an […]

Sue Your Employer For Stress

Can I Sue My Employer for Stress and Anxiety?

Stressed at work? You might be asking yourself, “can I sue my employer for stress and anxiety?” Emotional distress at work can be a real problem. If a worker feels like they have suffered emotional distress, they may have an employer whose demands threaten their mental health, cause mental anguish, or whose extreme and outrageous […]

Constructive Discharge In California

What is Constructive Discharge?

What is Constructive Discharge? Constructive discharge is a term to describe when an employee resigns or is forced to retire because their employer created a hostile work environment, allowed intolerable working conditions, or created a work environment that was so poor that no reasonable employee could stay. Constructive Discharge in California The laws surrounding constructive […]

5 Facts About Stripper Minimum Pay Wage Laws

5 Facts About Stripper Minimum Pay Wage Laws

The adult entertainment industry is a behemoth. And just like employers in other corporate environments and industries, strip club owners have been accused of treating their employees unfairly. Like other service industry jobs – such as servers and bartenders in a restaurant or the vast majority of hospitality workers in a hotel or resort – […]

Overt vs. Subtle Sexual Harassment

Overt vs. Subtle Sexual Harassment

Sexual Harassment in a Hostile Work Environment Sexual harassment is a pervasive problem within America’s workplaces; and it is completely illegal. There are forms of inappropriate behavior like unwelcome sexual advances and unwanted physical touching that are overt forms of sexual harassment, but there are also more subtle forms of sexual harassment like sexually suggestive […]