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California Workplace Sexual Harassment Statistics [2024 Updated]

Though always unpleasant, sexual harassment is especially stressful at work since your job performance and security are at stake. If you’ve been victimized by workplace sexual harassment, be sure to speak with a sexual harassment attorney. Understanding California workplace sexual harassment statistics can help you…

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2024 How to File an EEOC Complaint in California?

If you believe that you have experienced workplace discrimination, you can choose to file a charge with the federal committee EEOC (the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) before you take legal action against your employer. Keep reading to learn more about how to file an…

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Examples of Workplace Discrimination in California [2024 Updated]

In the state of California, employees are protected by law against discrimination in a professional capacity within the workplace. Workers are additionally protected from retaliatory action for speaking out against discrimination in their place of employment. Read on to learn more about discrimination and examples…

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California Wrongful Termination Laws 2024 – All You Need to Know

If you or a family member was recently fired from a job, make sure the termination was completely legal. Unfortunately, it can be tricky to know when a wrongful discharge has occurred. Keep reading below to learn more about California wrongful termination laws and how…

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2024 How Much Does an Employment Lawyer Cost in San Diego, CA?

California has protective labor laws that afford California workers several rights. When those workers are taken advantage of, exploited, or otherwise wronged in some way, they can retain the services of an employment lawyer. Hiring an employment lawyer can be a costly decision to make,…

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California Overtime Laws 2024 – What Every Worker Should Know

In California, a full work shift is considered eight hours, and any labor conducted beyond that time should be considered overtime. Similarly, a full work week is 40 hours, and any work performed past that point is also considered overtime. Ideally, employers would always honor…

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California Wage and Hour Laws 2024 – Statute of Limitations

Staying updated on the latest statutes of employment law is essential for both employers and employees in California. Every year presents a new chance for these laws to be updated to better reflect the realities of the ever-changing employment landscape. 2024 is no different. By…

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2024 How Is Overtime Calculated in California?

Overtime pay can be crucial for many employees and their livelihoods. Unfortunately, many employees do not understand their rights under federal and California employment law, leaving them without overtime pay that is rightfully theirs. To learn more about your eligibility for overtime pay and your…

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California Final Paycheck Law 2024 – Employees Know Your Rights

The state of California has always been among the strictest in US labor law, and it has strict regulations regarding an employee’s final paycheck before moving on from an organization. As of 2023, there are specific laws in place that dictate what the process of…

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What to Do If You Have Been Misclassified as an Independent Contractor in California? 2024

California’s dynamic, fast-paced, and competitive labor market is unfortunately no stranger to the trend of businesses classifying their workers as independent contractors rather than employees. While gig workers, like app-based drivers, are the most ubiquitous modern example of this, the trend towards using contract labor…

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Difference Between California’s EEOC and DFEH (2024)

In California, the enforcement of important anti-discrimination laws in the workplace is handled by two key agencies: the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH). While both of these agencies aim to protect the rights of employees and…

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California Paid Sick Leave Law 2024 – All You Need to Know

Thanks to state law, the majority of Californian workers, both full- and part-time, will earn paid sick leave (often shortened to PSL in employment law and human resources circles). This is a special type of paid leave that employees can use to either care for…

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