Hourly employees — those who are paid an hourly wage for their services — are an important part of the American economy. According to data provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), approximately 58 percent of our country’s workforce is paid on an hourly basis. There are very are important regulations, including the Fair… Read More

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 More

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

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