California’s overtime law requires employers to pay those employees who are eligible twice their rate of pay when they have worked more than 12 hours in one workday or more than eight hours on their seventh consecutive day of work. Continue reading “Winning Your Claim for Unpaid Overtime Wages: Here Are Six Tips”
The Cat’s Paw Theory. A phrase which might seem like a whimsical anecdote. But it’s not so whimsical when you are being sued on the basis of it. Continue reading “Sexual Harassment Bait & Switch – The Cat’s Paw Theory”
Although it may seem counter intuitive, it is not always obvious that sexual harassment is occurring. When sexual harassment in any form occurs it disrupts the workplace, is costly in terms of morale/productivity, and leaves emotional (or sometimes physical) scars that can ruin careers. Continue reading “Less Obvious Signs Of Sexual Harassment”
Kiyoko Rubio was assigned to the Hyatt House Hotel. She worked as a room attendant without incident until June of that year, when she was told she was being promoted to a supervisory role. Continue reading ““Can My Boss Fire Me Because I’m Pregnant?” and Other Pregnancy Discrimination Concerns”
Does it seem like your boss is always picking on you? For some reason, you get written up for things that your co-workers do without consequence? Maybe your supervisor never approves your vacation time requests? Or do you feel like you were passed over for a promotion, though you were the most qualified candidate? Feeling singled out may lead you to believe you are being discriminated against.