Sexual harassment in the workplace is a pervasive problem that affects many individuals in California and beyond. Despite extensive legal protections and increased awareness surrounding the issue, it can still be difficult to identify subtle signs of sexual harassment...
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Can your boss deny your resignation?
You decide that you want to leave your job and search for a new one. You go to your boss and tell them that you’re resigning your position and you won't be returning to work. You hope that they will be gracious about it and understand, and you’re even willing to help...
Proposed law would strengthen layoff protections for Cali workers
It is not a secret that California’s tech industry is struggling, at present. Waves of high-profile layoffs and a banking collapse have led to a simmering panic about job stability and about the integrity of the companies that employ so many Californians. Partially in...
Can your employer prevent you from taking paid leave?
Paid time off (PTO) or paid leave is a common benefit offered by employers. Some companies grant workers PTO based on the number of hours worked. Others look at how many years an employee has been with the company and will increase workers' PTO when they reach certain...
Does your boss need to use the right pronouns?
There may be a time when it feels necessary to inform your work that you’d like to use specific pronouns. You may not have legally changed your gender marker or your name, but this is still part of your identity and you would like them to address you correctly. Many...
Veteran employment discrimination is forbidden by law
People who have served this country shouldn’t ever have to face discrimination because of their decision. There are some very significant protections that they have when it comes to employment. One of the more commonly used laws for veteran protection is the...
New employment laws taking effect in California in 2023
Workers in California benefit from some of the toughest legal protections in the United States. But that isn’t to say that there is no room for improvement. The law evolves over time – sometimes far too slowly – as the American workforce and their workspaces change....
What is workplace whistleblowing?
Employers in California have a duty to uphold certain standards. The majority of companies take this very seriously and take care to follow the law and the regulations to which they're subject.. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. There are times when employers...
4 signs of workplace retaliation after filing a harassment claim
After you file a harassment claim, your relationship with your employer may grow cold. Your employer may even take some adverse actions against you for filing a harassment claim. Fortunately, there are laws in place that protect employees from retaliation. This means...
Were you wrongfully terminated from your job?
Being fired is an emotional experience, especially when the motive doesn't make sense. All employees in California have rights, including fair wages, adequate breaks, a safe workplace, the right to take action and fair dismissal. If you were fired under unclear...
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