Can my employer read my e-mail? California employment law explained.

In workplaces across California, employers provide their employees with useful electronic tools. These include: cell phones, computers, laptops, tablets, e-mail addresses, and even websites. In most cases, these tools improve productivity and make th… Read More
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Payroll Debit Cards in California: What’s the Law for Employers?

Just the other day, one of our attorneys, wrote a blog post about the payment of wages under California’s Labor Code. In it, he briefly discussed whether employers are allowed to use payroll debit cards as a method of paying their workers. Today, a… Read More
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Unpaid Wages & California’s Labor Code: When & How Wages Must be Paid

Under federal and California law, it is illegal for employers to not pay their workers on time. Unfortunately, unpaid wage disputes are common and many employers do not pay employees their full wages on time. California’s Labor Code has endorse… Read More
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Sexual Harassment Law in California: Quid Pro Quo & Hostile Work

Sexual harassment is one of the most common forms of harassment in today’s workplace. Claims of sexual harassment number in the tens of thousands each year. Millions of dollars are paid annually to compensate victims for their suffering. According… Read More
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Workplace Harassment in California: What kind of behavior is illegal?

In many situations, California employers are prohibited by law from harassing employees in the workplace. However, the harassment must involve a prohibited behavior. An employer, for example, cannot verbally harass you for being a member of a protect… Read More
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Are paid vacations a legal right for California employees?

In California, employers are not required by law to give workers paid vacation. But employees can acquire a right to vacation pay in a number of ways. In many cases, paid vacation is a type of deferred compensation that employers give to their employ… Read More
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