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Meal Breaks in California: Know Your Rights as an Employee

Meal Breaks in California Know Your Rights as an Employee Image by Drazen Zigic on Freepik As a dedicated employee in the state of California, it’s essential to be well-informed about your rights and protections under California’s labor laws. One of the vital aspects of employment law in California that directly affects you is meal …

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Hispanic Workers’ Rights in California: A Legal Insight

Hispanic Workers’ Rights in California Empowering Hispanic Workers and Promoting Equality in California What Employees Need to Know Image by Freepik Workplace discrimination is an all-too-common problem that impacts people from diverse backgrounds. California, renowned for its cultural diversity and a melting pot of ethnicities, races, and cultures, faces a unique challenge in combating discrimination …

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Reasonable Accommodations for Employees Undergoing Gender Transition

Embracing Authenticity: Gender Transition and Advocating for Your Rights Reasonable Accommodations for Employees Undergoing Gender Transition What Employees Need to Know Image by Freepik In a world that continues to evolve, it is crucial to shed light on the experiences of individuals undergoing gender transition and their rights. Gender transition is a deeply personal and …

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Creating a Safe Space: Addressing Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Gender Expression Discrimination in California’s Workforce

Addressing Gender Identity, Gender Expression, and Sexual Orientation Discrimination in California’s Workforce Creating a Safe Space What Employees Need to Know about Gender Identity and Gender Expression and Sexual Orientation Discrimination Image by Freepik Emily was a diligent and talented young woman. She was passionate about her work and had recently landed a coveted position …

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Understanding Wrongful Termination: Was Your Firing Illegal?

Was Your Firing Illegal? Understanding Wrongful Termination Losing your job can be a tough and nerve-wracking experience, especially if you feel like you’ve been let go unfairly. But in California, it’s essential to know that there are reasons an employer can terminate your employment, as well as reasons that are prohibited by law. As an …

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California’s Religious Discrimination Laws

California’s Religious Discrimination Laws What Every Employee Should Know Photo by Edmond Dantès Religious discrimination is defined as treating someone unfairly or unequally because of their religious beliefs, practices, or affiliations. This can include denying an individual a job, promotion, or other opportunities because of their religion, as well as subjecting them to harassment or …

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Reasonable Accommodations for Anxiety

Everything California Employees Need to Know about Reasonable Accommodations for Anxiety An Overview for California Employees Rights If you live and work in California and feel your anxiety is a barrier to work duties, you have the right to request reasonable accommodations for anxiety, as protected by the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). This …

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Pregnancy Discrimination in California: Everything California Employees Need to Know

Pregnancy Discrimination in California: Everything California Employees Need to Know An Overview for California Employees What Employees Need to Know about Pregnancy Discrimination Pregnancy discrimination is an issue that many employers in California are facing. Pregnant employees are legally protected from discrimination under both state and federal laws. These laws require employers to provide reasonable …

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Pay Discrimination: Can a Co-worker Earn More Than Me?

Pay Discrimination: Is it Legal that New Hires Make More Money Than Me? An Overview for California Employees What Employees Need to Know about Pay Discrimination When it comes to earning a living wage, many California employees feel left behind. Despite years of experience and dedication, they may find themselves making significantly less than new …

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Protected Classes, Workplace Discrimination, and What to Do if You’re a Victim

Understanding California’s FEHA Statute: Protected Classes and Workplace Discrimination What to Do if You're a Victim What Employees Need to Know about the Protected Classes Are you based in California and concerned about Workplace Discrimination? Knowing the protected classes and laws in the state could help protect your job and ensure fair treatment at work. …

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