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Understanding the Five Rights You Have as a C…

Every worker in California is protected from abusive, injurious practices. It’s important, no matter if you work full-time or part-time, that you understand these five key rights you have as a California worker.  Fair Wages That At the Very Least … Continue reading

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What Would a Mandatory Four-Day Workweek Mean…

Most people define a standard workweek as 40 hours spent at the job. Hours worked in excess of those 40 hours are paid overtime (time and a half or double time). This is the model that most companies follow, but … Continue reading

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Ten of California’s Biggest Workplace D…

A Forbes survey found that 70% of respondents have faced discrimination or abuse in their place of work. Almost 9 out of 10 Generation Z (born between 1997 and 2012) workers had experienced it.  Here’s the alarming truth about this … Continue reading

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Was Your Termination Legal? 10 Examples of Wr…

Wrongful terminations occur when an employer fires or lays someone off for illegal reasons, such as a protected class. It can also happen when an employer ignores contracted terms or retaliates against an employee for one reason or another.  How … Continue reading

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Do Employment Laws Apply to Self-Employed Wor…

Employment laws in California protect workers from unfair treatment. Employees are protected from discrimination and retaliation. They’re entitled to pregnancy accommodations, minimum wage, meal and rest breaks, overtime, and much more. When a company hires you as an independent contractor, … Continue reading

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Did You Sign a NDA That Violates Your Rights?

Have you signed an NDA recently? When you did, were you confident that NDA was legal? Companies must follow strict guidelines when requiring employees, contractors, and freelancers to sign an NDA.  Non-disclosure agreements, more commonly referred to as NDAs, are … Continue reading

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Understanding How At-Will Employment Affects …

At-will employment is defined as an employer’s right to “terminate an employee at any time for any reason, except an illegal one, or for no reason without incurring legal liability.” It’s the same as a worker’s right to quit or … Continue reading

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What Is The California Silenced No More Act?

Governor Newsom signed the California Silenced No More Act into law on October 7, 2021. The law went into effect on January 1, 2022. Do you know what this law is and who this law protects? The law is meant … Continue reading

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New Laws Offer Additional Employee Protection…

With the arrival of a new year comes changes or additions to existing employment laws. How many of the new employment regulations in 2022 affect your employment rights? Many of them are designed to protect you when it comes to … Continue reading

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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

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Does My Employer Have to Let Me Take Pregnanc…

When it comes to pregnancy, laws do protect your rights to be treated like other workers. You are allowed to take leave when needed. If your employer denies your request for pregnancy leave, it’s often against the law. Here’s what … Continue reading

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Should I Complain to my HR Department About W…

You’re having problems at work. No matter if it’s sexual harassment in the workplace, pregnancy discrimination, racial discrimination, or another form of harassment or discrimination, you do not have to laugh it off. You do not have to feel uncomfortable … Continue reading

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