What Workers Need to Know About the Law of Age Discrimination in California This article will cover the laws of age discrimination in California (jump to section), how to prove age discrimination, examples of age discrimination (jump to section), and how to file an age discrimination lawsuit in the state of California (jump to section)…. Read More

The state statute that protects job applicants and employees from discrimination based upon disability is the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). The FEHA prohibits California employers from engaging in discriminatory acts on account of a person’s disabilities, including: Physical conditions; Mental disabilities; Certain other medical conditions, even if not technically “disabilities;” or, Some types… Read More

What is considered “At-Will” Employment in California? According to California law, an “at-will” employment in the state of California defines a working relationship with an employee that can be terminated for any reason by their employer. This can happen without any type of warning from the employer in the state of California. An employee under… Read More

Unfortunately, too many California employees find themselves in the difficult position of wanting to resign their jobs because conditions at work have become unbearable. Constructive Discharge in California California constructive discharge (also known as constructive termination or constructive dismissal) occurs when a California employer, for unlawful reasons, knowingly creates harsh, intolerable working conditions for an… Read More

This guide discusses California law and the limits on employers’ abilities to fire an employee and what’s important to consider when a wrongfully terminated by an employer in California. Every day employees get fired by their employers. Sometimes it is for poor work ethic, lack of skill, or some other reason. In California, firing an… Read More

The structure of American society has changed dramatically over the last several decades. A greater percentage of fathers are now taking off time from work to care for and bond with their newborn children. According to the United States Department of Labor, 90 percent of fathers take off at least some time from work, and… Read More

Federal and state laws protect employees from hostile work environments. What is an example of a hostile work environment? The answer(s): it’s not always clear. California employees who feel intimidated, scared, or distressed often need clarity about whether they are trapped in a hostile work environment. It is important to understand that many different people… Read More