Month: December 2016

Different Types of Discrimination In The Workplace

Posted On December 20, 2016 In Employment Law

Fear, embarrassment, confusion, and anger are all normal emotions to feel if you believe that you’ve been the victim of workplace discrimination. Most people rely on their job to provide for their lifestyle and family, but it’s essential to understand your personal rights.…

California Laws That Protect The Disabled

Posted On December 9, 2016 In Disability Discrimination

Disability discrimination arises when an employee or applicant receives unfair treatment from an employer because they are disabled or are perceived as disabled, or because they have a history of disability. In many states, employers are prohibited from refusing to provide reasonable accommodation to an applicant or employee who is disabled or has a medical condition.…

What is Piece Rate Compensation?

Posted On December 1, 2016 In Employment Law

In certain industries it is common for employers to pay workers on a “piece-rate” basis instead of by the hour. Unfortunately, certain employers use a piece-rate compensation basis in order to attempt to underpay their workers. Essentially, anyone who is being paid on a piece-rate pay system is being paid a set price for each unit of a product that they make, and the more they produce the more they earn.

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