California’s Policy For On-Call And Standby Time Pay

April 25, 2024 Legal Team
California has some of the best workplace protections for workers in the country. However, these protections are only effective when people are aware of them. For instance, California has standards for when employees are on-call for their employer and what those employees are owed due to their standby status.  So, in this guide, we’ll...
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Explaining the California Family Rights Act (CFRA)

April 10, 2024 Legal Team
California offers many benefits to workers in the course of their employment. One such protection is governed by the California Family Rights Act, also known as the Moore-Brown-Roberti Family Rights Act or CFRA. CFRA allows workers to take a leave of absence from their role due under specific circumstances.  CFRA leave is job-protected, meaning...
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Can you Sue Your Employer for Lunch Break Violations?

March 14, 2024 Legal Team
California law mandates that employees be provided with meal breaks depending on the duration of their shift. Failure to adhere to these regulations can result in your right to sue. Understanding California Lunch Break Laws Under California labor laws, non-exempt employees are entitled to a 30-minute uninterrupted meal break if they work more than...
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California’s Accommodations for Employees with Cancer

March 7, 2024 Legal Team
A cancer diagnosis can significantly impact various aspects of life, including one's ability to work. In California, employees facing cancer have legal rights and protections under state and federal laws. These laws require employers to provide reasonable accommodations to employees with cancer to ensure equal opportunities in the workplace.  Understanding Reasonable Accommodations Reasonable accommodations...
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Is a Non-Compete Agreement Enforceable in California?

November 21, 2023 Legal Team
In California, non-compete agreements are generally not enforceable. The state recognizes that restricting an individual's ability to pursue employment opportunities can hinder professional growth and innovation. What is a Non-Compete Agreement? A non-compete agreement, also known as a covenant not to compete (CNC), is a legal contract between an employer and an employee or...
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