We Are Open & Seeing Clients Virtually! | Cortney Shegerian & Heather Conniff Named Most Influential Women Attorneys In Los Angeles 2019 & 2021

Read More

Should You Talk to HR First When You Have a W…

The EEOC received 61,331 workplace discrimination complaints in 2021. Of those, the leading complaint involved race, followed by sex, age, disability, national origin, color, and religion.  There were also 34,332 retaliation complaints. It’s reported that about 17% of the closed … Continue reading

Read More

What California Employment Laws May Affect Yo…

California employment laws change constantly to ensure fair wages and treatment of employees. As new situations arise at workplaces across the state, laws are examined and improved. Some laws help protect employers from unfair practices, too. Take a look at … Continue reading

Read More

AI Hiring Algorithms Can Lead to Discriminato…

The California Fair Employment and Housing Council published a draft of new regulations regarding AI being used by employers and their staffing agencies to make hiring decisions. Due to the risks of AI eliminating protected classes during the screening process, … Continue reading

Read More

Are Mental Health Conditions Protected From W…

More than 5.5 million Californian adults have a mental health condition. While it’s always been something people feel embarrassed by or feel the need to hide, one in five adults in the U.S. have a mental health condition. You shouldn’t … Continue reading

Read More

Seek Legal Help If You Uprooted Your Life for…

Have you uprooted your life to take a job in California, only to arrive and find that not all is as you were promised? You could get protection from loss of income and living expenses while you rush to find … Continue reading

Read More

What Does the Supreme Court’s Decision on t…

California’s AB51 was signed into law in 2019. This law prohibits forced arbitration as a condition of getting a job. Employers cannot retaliate against employees who will not sign an arbitration agreement. But, there has been a lot of back … Continue reading

Read More

Wage Increases Hit on July 1st, Did You Get t…

This article is accurate as of July, 2022 Minimum wages keep increasing to match the rate of inflation. MIT states the cost of living for a single adult is $21.82. California’s minimum wage doesn’t come close to this, but the … Continue reading

Read More

What Rights Do Single Parents Have At Work?

The American Community Survey reports that around 22% of California’s children live in a single-parent household. Being a single parent comes with some struggles that can be made more difficult if an employer looks negatively at the needs of a … Continue reading

Read More

Can An Employer Refuse to Promote You Due to …

In 2018, a California Highway Patrol lieutenant commander applied for a promotion to captain. After scoring high on the placement tests and going for an interview, she learned she wasn’t chosen. After applying for a second job opening, she was … Continue reading

Read More

Can Your Employer Force You to Work Seven Day…

Here’s a common scenario in some jobs. Your employer mandates overtime or is so short-staffed that they keep scheduling you to work. You’re being told you must work seven days in a row without a day off. You’re exhausted, but … Continue reading

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More
Ver Wesbite en Español »