Advocating For The Rights Of Southern California Employees Since 2007

Month: July 2019

Sexual harassment: quid pro quo and hostile work environment

It is against federal law for anyone to sexually harass employees. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission explains that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act prohibits sex discrimination, including sexual harassment. Federal courts recognize two different types of...

What is the law regarding overtime?

Each state sets its own rules about employment hours and pay. Since things are handled at the state level, it can get confusing if you are not originally from California or if you get incorrect information because you did not know this. California's overtime laws...

How do I know if I am an independent contractor or employee?

It is vital for your employer to properly classify you. If your employer falsely calls you an independent contractor when you actually meet the requirements of an employee, your employer is able to avoid complying with employment laws regarding the minimum wage,...