employment law

Expansion of the California Fair Pay Act

Ever since 1949, gender-based wage discrimination has been prohibited by California and has provided protection similar to the Federal Equal Pay Act (1963). On the 6th of October 2015 the California Fair Pay Act was signed by Governor Brown, which means...

Employment Litigation and the Basics of Unfair Dismissal

If you suddenly find yourself in a significant dispute with your employer, or place of employment, obtaining immediate legal advice from an experienced and skilled employment lawyer is crucial. Unfair dismissal has significant financial consequences for...

Filing a Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit: Here’s What You have to Prove

Every year, thousands of allegations of pregnancy discrimination are filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which has led to the EEOC announcing that this particular issue has become a priority for them. The fact is that many women are...

Religious Discrimination in the Workplace

So you visit a company out in town where you want to work, walk into the Human Resources department, and grab an application. Most of them are the same. They usually start out with asking you for your personal information (name, address, phone number...

Understand Your Rights to Minimum Wage Under the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act

The Federal Fair Labor Standards Act governs the employee—employer relationship, ensuring that employees have certain rights. These rights mainly refer to the level of compensation as well as the number of hours worked. Understanding the Minimum Wage...