Advocating For The Rights Of Southern California Employees Since 2007

Month: December 2019

Medical and family leave in California

Taking leave of a job temporarily is a major decision. However, in the case of a family emergency, that decision is sometimes already made. Various laws at both the federal and California level could potentially provide protections in these types of situations. Two of...

Workplace lactation rights for breastfeeding mothers

Many California women who return to work following maternity leave are still breastfeeding their babies. This practice requires them to spend some time every few hours pumping and then safely storing their expressed milk. However, at certain work sites it can be...

When is an employer liable for harassment?

Due to the fact that employers in a California workplace usually oversee all activity of those they employ, they can be held liable for the harassment done by supervisors, non-employees, and even customers. However, there are certain limitations to their culpability...