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.
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.
Sexual harassment at work, or other types of abusive workplace behavior, is illegal and more people are standing up against this type of behavior. Everyone, both men and women, are entitled to a work environment that is safe and free from harassment and abuse. If you have been experiencing sexual harassment at work or discrimination, speak to an employment lawyer to learn how to proceed and to understand what your legal options may be if the harassment continues.