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What You Need to Know About Severance Pay in California

Published on January 25, 2023

Severance pay is a topic many California employees may be familiar with but need to understand fully. In this article, you learn the legal meaning of severance pay in California and the various nuances of this type of compensation. From the mandatory  | Read More » |

Misclassification of Non-Exempt Employees as Exempt in California

Published on January 23, 2023

Misclassifying employees as exempt or non-exempt is a common problem in California, particularly regarding overtime pay. California labor laws dictate certain employee rights, including overtime pay, that can be affected by the classification of an  | Read More » |

California Whistleblower-Friendly Anti-Retaliation Provisions

Published on January 10, 2023

As a whistleblower in California, it’s essential to understand the state’s anti-retaliation provisions that protect you from retaliatory actions. This blog will provide an overview of these provisions and how they apply to whistleblowers  | Read More » |

Why Choose an Attorney to Fight Against Someone Who Broke the Employment Law in California?

Published on December 29, 2022

California laws are of two types, one is for exempt employees, and the other is for non-exempt employees. Employees have a great scope of protection under California salaried employee laws. Those employees who are exempt do not get the same right to  | Read More » |

Actions to take if harassed at the workplace in California

Published on December 28, 2022

Employees who experience workplace harassment have a right to have their complaints investigated, according to California’s anti-harassment law, the Fair Employment and Housing Act, or FEHA. Employees who are the victims of harassment can sue  | Read More » |

The California “WARN Act” – Protections for Employees After Mass Layoffs

Published on December 27, 2022

If you are an employee in California, you are familiar with the state’s Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) act. This legislation was enacted to provide certain protections for employees affected by mass layoffs or plant closures.  | Read More » |

Employment Rights Every Person Should Know in California

Published on December 15, 2022

If you are a working employee in California, you should always know the various employment laws. This list of laws will help protect yourself from the wrongdoings in your organization if any. If anything comes up and you are well aware of the employee  | Read More » |

What Does it Mean to Be “Exempt” under California Labor Laws?

Published on December 2, 2022

The California Labor Code governs California labor law. Exempt employees are typically not entitled to the federal minimum wage and overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Still, they must be paid at least twice the regular rate for all  | Read More » |

Exempt vs. non-exempt employees in California

Published on December 2, 2022

California labor laws for salaried employees protect non-exempt workers. However, there are two types of workers in California; exempt and non-exempt.   The difference between the two types of workers is based on various factors, such as duties,  | Read More » |

Employee Rights in California

Published on November 10, 2022

Terminated employees have certain rights, such as the right to terminal benefits, continuing health insurance coverage, and more. Per employee rights in California labor law, terminated workers may also be entitled to unemployment compensation benefits  | Read More » |