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Is Your Employer Required to Tell You When a …

COVID-19 has brought about many changes to California laws. With more than 1.66 million cases and over 21,400 deaths, the virus hasn’t eased its grip. To protect Californians, new laws have been drafted and enacted. One taking effect in January … Continue reading

What New Employment Laws Are Coming in 2021?

Starting on January 1, 2021, new employment laws or changes to existing laws are taking place. Workers should know what laws apply to their situation. Many of these new California laws offer additional protection if they need to take time … Continue reading

Feeling Overworked? Know When You’re Du…

One situation that employees often struggle with knowing is if they are due overtime pay. When you’re being asked to work an extra 10 or 20 minutes after your shift or to come in 15 minutes early for a quick … Continue reading

Work From Home and Maternity Leave – Everyt…

One thing is true, 2020 has been an unusual year. You’re expecting or just had a child, and that’s your key focus but questions arise regarding your rights and responsibilities. If you’ve been working home for months, it’s because you … Continue reading

Does Working From Home & Video Conferenc…

When California’s Governor Newsom put state residents on a stay-at-home order, no one knew that it would last more than a few weeks or even months. Half a year later, the pandemic is not slowing down. The state had more … Continue reading

California Expands Its Family and Medical Lea…

Many changes keep happening as the Coronavirus Pandemic continues to grip the U.S. Among the changes are updates to California’s version of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) known as the California Family Rights Act (CFRA). Federal and California … Continue reading

What Constitutes Racial Inequality In The Wor…

Inequality in the workplace exists in several forms. Racial inequality is one of them. Skin color cannot be used to decide who does and doesn’t get a raise, promotion, or employee perks. Is skin color the only way racial discrimination … Continue reading

New Employment Laws Proposed in California

New laws are passed each year in California. Even more enter the system as bills where they’re discussed and voted on. Some pass and become laws, but others never get far. While businesses, agencies, and schools have all been on … Continue reading

Employment Contracts – Are They Still Valid…

To make it through this long-running pandemic, many employers had to lay off workers until the economy picks up. While the layoffs are often temporary and employers plan to hire those workers when cities and states reopen, it does make … Continue reading

Do I Have to Go Back to Work in an Office Whe…

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way people shop, socialize, and work. One question that many people have is if they need to go back to work in an office after your county in California opens back up. What are … Continue reading

Uber & Lyft Ordered To Reclassify Driver…

There’s been a lot of talk about California’s new contract employment law. Lyft and Uber, two popular rideshare services, were ordered in May to classify their drivers as employers rather than contractors. As the deadline for compliance approached, both companies … Continue reading

Should My Employer Offer Me Extended Maternit…

Because COVID-19 is a novel virus, doctors and researchers learn new things every day. The CDC reports that when compared to non-pregnant women, pregnant women have a higher risk of needing to be placed in the ICU or admitted into … Continue reading