What is Considered Part-Time Employment in California?

March 31, 2023 Legal Team
In California, part-time employment is defined as working less than 40 hours a week. However, California does not have a specific legal definition of part-time employment. Instead, it is generally determined by employer policies and practices. For example, some employers classify workers who put in at least 32 hours each week as full-time employees....
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What is At-Will Employment in California?

March 27, 2023 Legal Team
Most workers in California are “at-will” employees, meaning an employer or employee can terminate the employment relationship at any time, for any reason, with or without cause or notice. However, the reason cannot violate a contract or be based on discrimination. Limits to At-Will Employment While at-will employment is the default rule in California,...
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What is an Adverse Employment Action California?

March 24, 2023 Legal Team
An adverse employment action in California is anything an employer does that negatively impacts an employee's job, including the terms, conditions, or privileges. An adverse employment action in and of itself is not against the law as long as it is based on reasons that comply with applicable laws and regulations. Types of Adverse...
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Employee Write Up Laws California

March 22, 2023 Legal Team
In California, there are no specific laws that require employers to issue a formal employee write-up. California is an at-will employment state, meaning employers are generally free to terminate an employee at any time, for any reason, or for no reason at all, as long as the reason is not illegal or discriminatory. However,...
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