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...
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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...
Has a former employer’s defamation of you cost you a job?
You have always considered yourself a model employee and have made a point of meeting or exceeding the performance metrics for every position you have ever held. You continue to monitor advances in your field and push yourself to keep improving your performance. When...
3 reasons sexual harassment happens
Sexual harassment should never happen in the workplace. But statistics about workplace reporting make it very clear that it still does. Workers routinely face discrimination or harassment based on their gender – or that is sexual in nature. But why does this happen...
The lines can get blurry with age discrimination
Age is a protected class in the United States and in California. Employers are not supposed to discriminate against workers who are at or over 40 years old. But this type of discrimination is not always as obvious as it sounds. It’s not always a company firing a...
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