Starting a class-action lawsuit can be an efficient way to relieve multiple victims of the same bad actor. There is often safety when a group acts as a unified front, and a class-action suit can be a less stressful way for multiple employees to stand up to an unscrupulous employer.  While this kind of lawsuit... Read...

The power imbalance between you and an employer can be the worst feeling when you’ve suffered workplace discrimination. Please know that you have the right to seek justice if your boss mistreats you. If you’re a victim of workplace discrimination, you can file a complaint against your employer with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).... Read...

Unfortunately, mass layoffs happen. Although California’s labor laws cannot save a financially distressed company, the state has put into place important regulations to help protect some vulnerable employees.  The California WARN Act — the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act — requires many mid-sized and large companies that are planning mass layoffs to give sufficient... Read...

In a competitive labor market, against the backdrop of The Great Resignation, many employees are reevaluating their working conditions. For some people, this means seeking a job with better benefits or finding an employer that allows remote work. Other employees may discover that their employers are violating labor laws. Federal and state laws protect employees... Read...