The recent legalization of marijuana for medical purposes in the state of California has meant that the law regarding the use of the drug has become somewhat blurred and confusing for many. Often, companies in the state of California demand that their employees take drug tests. This may be for regulation and safety reasons, such as if the company employs truck drivers, or it may simply to ensure that corporate workers are not abusing drugs.
If you are an employee and over the age of 40 in the state of California, you may be starting to feel that your age is becoming a barrier to gaining or retaining work. If you are worried that you are being discriminated against because of your age, it is important that you understand the law so that you can take action when necessary.
When we have a steady job, we depend on the money made from that job in order to pay our rent and fund our lifestyle. Therefore, when our pay is cut in one way or another, it can be very difficult to deal with. A worker in the state of California might be subject to wage cuts through a reduction in hourly pay or salary pay. Alternatively, they may be subject to a reduction in wages because they are receiving a reduction in working hours.
Blue Apron, the highly popular meal-kit service, is under fire by its own employees. The California-based company is now the subject of a class-action suit over a variety of labor law violations.
You know that drug addiction is a disease, so it only seems to make sense that the Americans With Disabilities Act, or ADA, would provide some measure of job security if you're struggling with addiction.
When sexual harassment starts, its often a lot lighter than it eventually becomes. During these initial stages of sexual harassment, it's often easier for the victims to make it stop. The problem is, most victims dismiss these early stages as nothing more than harmless flirting or "joking." Even if the behavior makes them feel uncomfortable, the victims usually assume that it will simply go away.
Under California law, employees must get meal breaks that are 30 minutes long. The first comes if the employee works for more than five hours in a single shift, and a second comes if the employee works for more than 10 hours.
California workers have many rights. This generally includes the right to overtime pay if they cross certain thresholds in the amount of time they work. Under California overtime laws, there are three main such thresholds. We’ll now go over them.