If you have been presented with a non-compete agreement as a condition of employment, you may not know what to expect. You may feel overwhelmed at the idea of limiting your ability to work and make an adequate income. You may also have a few questions. Can you be forced to sign a non-compete? Are
If your employer has handed you a non-compete agreement and you work in California, you will need to figure out what to expect. You may also wonder if you can be forced to sign and follow a non-compete agreement in California. But are non-compete agreements enforceable in California? Is it possible to get out of
If you have been subjected to harsh or crude jokes at work, you may have faced workplace harassment. Learning this may make you feel overwhelmed, angry, stressed, or otherwise unpleasant. However, it is necessary to know that helpful information is available to you. Where is the line drawn on joking and harassment? Is there a
If you have requested workers’ compensation and had your claim denied, you may be struggling with feelings of confusion or panic. However, there is an appeals process that you may be able to utilize, and you might not need to deal with the process alone. What does the appeals process for denied workers’ compensation entail?
If you have been fired from your workplace after reporting sexual harassment, you may have mixed feelings about your previous employer and work environment. You might also wonder if that action from your previous employer is lawful. What next steps should you take? If you are looking for more guidance or information, the employment law
If you are an immigrant working in California, you may feel like your rights and protections are limited or nonexistent compared to non-immigrant residents. However, there are state laws that outline your basic rights in the workplace. If you feel you are being mistreated at work, you do have the right to take legal action.
Full-time employees in California are often scheduled for a standard 40-hour workweek. At times, workers in different industries may require fluctuating schedules, with hours surpassing their regular 8-hour shifts or past the 40-hour mark. It is essential for U.S. workers to understand their rights and when they are entitled to overtime pay. Though there are
When you accept a job in California and agree to work under an employer, understanding your rights as an employee or in an independent contractor position is essential. Misunderstanding these terms may cause many workers to experience unfair treatment from their employers. Failure to uphold employment rights at a workplace can result in penalties for
Traveling can be time-consuming and costly, especially for employees working in industries and services that require local, national, or global attention. While the idea of traveling and visiting new places can be exciting, it is essential to know if you are entitled to work-related travel time from your California employer. Compensable travel time goes unaccounted
Overtime wages compensate employees for hours worked beyond the set standard. Under both Federal and California law, employers must pay overtime wages to employees that work more than eight hours in a day or a 40-hour work week. Failure to pay overtime wages is unlawful. If you are not compensated for your overtime hours, you