California has one of the most generous paid family leave programs of any state in the country. However, not everyone knows how much leave they're entitled to take. This lack of awareness is particularly concerning when it involves new fathers.
Age discrimination runs rampant in numerous industries. This is evident in Southern California where a group of former Mattel employees sued the company. They allege their employers fired them due to their age, although it was under the guise of other reasons.
A WeWork executive, who was let go from his vice president role at the company earlier this year, is suing his former employer. He filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against them in San Francisco Superior Court last week.
As a victim of sexual harassment at your workplace, you understand that it's your responsibility to protect your legal rights. You can't sit back and hope that your company does the right thing, as this doesn't always happen.
Now that Pride Month is here, it is an important time for members of the LGBT community in California to celebrate their identities. One reason to celebrate is the fact that there are workplace protections in place for this community. It is illegal for most employers in California to discriminate against applicants or employees because of sexual orientation or gender identity.
A San Francisco woman has received hundreds of thousands of dollars as a settlement in her wrongful termination case. She was let go from her restaurant job because her employer poorly handled her family medical leave situation.
Not all working relationships end harmoniously. Though you expected your previous boss to be professional, it is possible that his or her actions have made it difficult for you to find new employment.