How Much Time do I have to Bring a Lawsuit Against My Employer in California? The statute of limitations for bringing an employment lawsuit in California varies with the type of employment law claim we’re talking about. Before we explore this further, let’s make sure we understand exactly what a statute of limitations is. California… Read More

Wondering whether you may have a valid wrongful termination clam in California? You’re in the right place. 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 employee is legal for the most part. As an “at-will” state, both… 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’s 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

Leaving a job can be challenging — especially if you are not able to leave the position on your own terms. The period between one job and another can be financially stressful for any person. A severance package can help to ease this transition. While California employers are generally not required to offer their workers… Read More

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA) and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) provide workers with important protections against job-related age discrimination. Nonetheless, age discrimination in the workplace remains a serious problem in California. According to the most recent data from the AARP, approximately two-thirds of workers over the age… Read More

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

Under state and federal labor regulations — including the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA) — many employees in Los Angeles have important protections against age discrimination in the workplace. Sadly, age discrimination still occurs far too often. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)… Read More

The California 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… Read More