Employment Litigation

Types of Sexual Harassment in California

It’s 2017, but it’s not hard to believe that sexual harassment, and various other forms of harassment continue to occur within the workplace. An untold number of people across California still find themselves dealing with horrifying work environments...

California Employment Discrimination: Drugs & Alcohol

There are many cases wherein an individual may feel as though he or she is being treated poorly by their employer. This is usually the case with issues involving discrimination or bullying. However, it can also be apparent in circumstances where an individual...

The Fair Pay Act For Employees and Employers

Recently, the governor of California, Jerry Brown, signed the California Fair Pay Act (SB 358, Jackson), and changed the business wages landscape for all employers and employees covered by the jurisdiction of California. The new law, effective from 1st...

Discrimination and Retaliation – Employee Protections in California

California has furthered its reputation as the state most protective of its employees with vital amendments and additions to existing laws. Employers that are governed by the jurisdiction of California can ill afford taking their eyes and minds off the...

Implications of Minimum Wage Hike in California for Employers & Employees

In 2016, more than 1.2 million workers in California could reap the benefits of the change in the minimum wage law governing the state. The new law makes it necessary for employers to comply with the $10/hour minimum wage rate, effective from January...