Category: Employment Law

3 Signs You Are Working In A Hostile Workplace

Posted On March 29, 2017 In Employment Law

A hostile workplace, in short, is one that makes taking care of day-to-day responsibilities difficult or perhaps even unrealistic. If you have a boss, supervisor or fellow colleague who makes you so uncomfortable that you can barely focus on your job, then you probably work in a hostile environment.…

Frequently Asked Questions About California Disability Insurance

Posted On February 15, 2017 In Employment Law

Many workers in California may experience a tragedy in their life. It could result in them being unable to work. The victim of an unforeseen accident may not be able to earn enough income to survive. To avoid this situation, California has a State Disability Insurance (SDI) program designed to provide wage replacement benefits to individuals in California who are not able to work because of injury, illness as well as pregnancy.…

California Marijuana Legalization – What You Need To Know

Posted On February 3, 2017 In Employment Law

California Proposition 64 was passed by California voters on November 8, 2016. It’s commonly referred to as the Adult Use of Marijuana Act, and it passed by a margin of over 14 percent. The law now makes it legal for individuals 21 years of age or older to use and grow marijuana in California for personal recreational use.…

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.…

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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