Protecting your rights in the workplace.

Month: September 2014

Wage Theft Continues to be a Growing Problem in California
Posted in Employment Litigation,Firm News on September 14, 2014

With the growing number of businesses who do not report correct information regarding their employees and revenues, wage theft in California has become rampant. Wage theft is any type of deliberate underpayment to an employee by an employer of wages legally entitled to an employee. This can occur when employees are not paid for the…

Am I Eligible for Pregnancy Disability Leave in California?
Posted in Firm News,Pregnancy Discrimination on September 4, 2014

Pregnancy is a protected trait under the Fair Employment and Housing Act (“FEHA”). This means that you have pregnant employee rights and an employer may not discriminate against you due to your pregnancy. You cannot be fired because of taking a leave from your job due to pregnancy. In addition, you may be entitled to certain benefits while…