Emerging Trends and the Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Employment Law in Los Angeles

Artificial Intelligence and the Workplace Revolution Artificial intelligence (AI) is causing a profound shift in the global work environment. With an increasing number of businesses in Los Angeles turning to AI to streamline operations, there are crucial implications for employment law. The integration of AI in the workplace is presenting unique challenges and opportunities for… Continue reading Emerging Trends and the Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Employment Law in Los Angeles

Recognizing When You Need an Employment Law Attorney

Navigating the realm of employment law can be a daunting task for anyone. As an employee, it is crucial to understand your rights under the law and know when it’s time to seek legal help. An employment law attorney can provide invaluable guidance during these critical moments, helping you understand, protect, and enforce your rights.… Continue reading Recognizing When You Need an Employment Law Attorney

Unpacking Employee Rights and Employer Responsibilities in Remote, Ever Evolving Work Environments

The pandemic has significantly reshaped the way we work, thrusting remote work from the periphery to the forefront. With this shift come new questions and complexities surrounding employment laws. Both employees and employers must understand the nuances to ensure compliance and safeguard rights. Wage and Hour Laws: They Still Apply Even when working remotely, employees… Continue reading Unpacking Employee Rights and Employer Responsibilities in Remote, Ever Evolving Work Environments

How California Employers Should Inform Employees of Their Legal Rights

Employers in California have a legal obligation to inform their employees of their various rights and protections under state and federal law. This includes informing workers of their rights related to discrimination, harassment, wage and hour, and safety and health. Here are five steps that California employers can take to fulfill their obligations and ensure… Continue reading How California Employers Should Inform Employees of Their Legal Rights

When Calling a Company a ‘Family’ Results in a Toxic Workplace

It is not uncommon for companies to advertise themselves as a “family,” and while this may sound appealing to potential employees, it can also lead to a toxic workplace. The idea of a company being a family often stems from the desire to create a sense of community and belonging among employees. However, this can… Continue reading When Calling a Company a ‘Family’ Results in a Toxic Workplace

California Supreme Court Decision May Influence Future Workplace Retaliation Cases

It’s illegal in California for employers to retaliate against whistleblowers. If an employee files complaints regarding everything from discrimination to safety violations, or if they simply cooperate with investigators who may be looking into such matters, their employer can’t respond by terminating their employment or taking other such actions. This doesn’t mean employers always obey… Continue reading California Supreme Court Decision May Influence Future Workplace Retaliation Cases

Questions an Employer Should Not Ask During a Job Interview

Your goal when interviewing for a job is to make the best possible impression on a potential employer. You may thus feel you should answer all their questions thoroughly and honestly. This is understandable. However, it’s important to understand that for legal reasons, an employer may not be able to ask certain questions during an… Continue reading Questions an Employer Should Not Ask During a Job Interview

Supplemental Sick Pay Reinstated for Many California Workers

With California Governor Gavin Newsom’s signature on legislation in early February, most California workers can now count on up to two weeks of paid leave for absences due to COVID-19-related sickness. This legislation—Assembly Bill 84—effectively reinstates the previous supplemental sick leave benefits workers formerly had access to earlier in the pandemic. That law expired in… Continue reading Supplemental Sick Pay Reinstated for Many California Workers

Wrongful Termination Suit Brought against Four Mining and Energy Companies

A lawsuit filed in Wyoming Circuit Court on April 2 sees a Mercer County man claim wrongful termination against four mining and energy companies; Justice Highway Mining Inc., Dynamic Energy, Inc., Bluestone Industries, Inc., and EIN Energy, LLC. Ricky M. Varney has filed the suit on the grounds that he was wrongfully terminated after refusing… Continue reading Wrongful Termination Suit Brought against Four Mining and Energy Companies

What is Considered Wrongful Termination in Los Angeles?

Getting fired is tough. But getting fired – or wrongfully terminated – when discrimination is involved or public policy is violated is even tougher. Unless you are your own boss, you’re never immune from being terminated from a job, even when you feel like you’re the most qualified out of your co-workers. Being wrongfully terminated… Continue reading What is Considered Wrongful Termination in Los Angeles?