What is gender discrimination in employment law, also knows as sex discrimination, and what can a person do about it? Although most cases of gender discrimination are about women, the law is gender-neutral, and men can be affected as well. Gender discrimination is when people are treated differently in employment, pay, benefits, promotion or termination due to sex. Additionally, in California, LGBT and transgender people are protected from this type of illegal discrimination. Watch this video to learn more.
All non-exempt workers, which is most hourly employees, are entitled to overtime pay in California and under federal law. However, some employers look to cut corners by holding back legal overtime pay, or they fail to pay this wage due to a misunderstanding of the law. Watch our video to learn more about California overtime pay and what a person can do if he or she believes they are owed money from their employer.
Although asbestos and its removal is heavily regulated, asbestos exposure continues to cause mesothelioma among workers. Anyone diagnosed with mesothelioma or asbestos-related disease should speak to a lawyer about their legal options.