Advocating For The Rights Of Southern California Employees Since 2007

Month: July 2020

Are you getting the breaks you need as a nurse?

Nurses and health care workers have notoriously busy shifts, especially in a hospital setting. However, if you work as a nurse, the law entitles you to certain break and rest periods.  Learn more about the California break and rest laws for health care workers to...

LGBT workers may face subtle sex discrimination

In a recent decision, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the 1964 Civil Rights Act protects lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender workers from sex discrimination in employment. At the time of the ruling, California already offered similar protections to members of the...

Can employer fire employees returning from a job injury?

A recent job injury left you unable to work for a few weeks or months. While your employer has workers' compensation, you either lost your job during recovery or soon after returning to work. Is either practice considered wrongful termination?  Chron has answers that...