951-742-7681

Call Us For Free Consultation

 

Employment Law

File a Wage and Hour Complaint in the State of California

In California, an employee can enforce his or her wage and hour rights by filing a complaint through the California Superior Court, Federal District Court, or directly with the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement depending on various circumstances including the type of claims being asserted and whether there is an employment arbitration agreement. The wage and hours of an employee in California are protected under state and federal laws. Unbeknownst to many, these laws are not typically self-enforced and when a labor law has been violated, the worker will need to take action by filing a claim. Types of claims can...

Continue reading

Identifying Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

A person who has experienced sexual harassment in the workplace will know that the feeling can be extremely uncomfortable and can present a multitude of internal and external complications. Depression, feeling anxious to return to work, and humiliation are some of the repercussions of undergoing an event that involved sexual harassment in the workplace. However, there are strict laws that govern legal actions for sexual harassment in the workplace. The term sexual harassment can be a very broad term. Identifying key elements of sexual harassment in the workplace can be beneficial when attempting to identify what laws can be used to...

Continue reading

Worker Misclassification: How the Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court Case Can Affect You As An Employer

As an employer, it is important to understand that there are strict laws that serve to protect your rights and the rights of your employees. While there are certain laws that will serve to protect employers and employees, these laws can be complex and require that you as the employer follow certain guidelines. Further, these laws can also change from one year to another thus making it more critical to obtain current and informed advice. The State of California recently made a significant change with regard to how Court determine whether a worker has been misclassified as an independent contractor rather...

Continue reading

Employment Defense Law: Facing Workplace Discrimination 

If you or someone you know is facing workplace discrimination claim, it is important to take essential steps that will help to protect your legal rights as a business owner. While steps can be taken to safeguard an employee’s rights, there are also several factors that should be avoided to protect the business. These factors could potentially impact an outcome in the event that he or she is up against a legal claim against the company. Different Types of Harassment and Workplace Discrimination Both state and federal laws prohibit workplace discrimination. Both have established rules and regulations that set to protect an...

Continue reading