Workplace retaliation comes in many forms, including unfair scrutiny, false allegations, blacklisting, wrongful termination, and other adverse actions. It creates a toxic work environment and affects the employee physically and emotionally. Though there are strict state and federal laws against retaliation in the workplace, it still happens and affects a large percentage of employees. According […]
In the 2020 fiscal year, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) received more than 65,000 workplace discrimination charges, and over 55% of these were retaliation charges. At your place of employment, you should feel respected and safe at all times. Although both state and federal law ensure that your rights are protected, workplace retaliation has, […]
In California, every employee is protected from employer retaliation. Delivered in various forms, retaliation is any adverse employment action unlawfully taken against an employee when employees have engaged in a protected activity. As the top employment lawyer in Los Angeles, the professionals at Hershey Law have seen and heard it all. In this article, […]
Generally, most employees do not take on a job with the expectation of becoming a whistleblower. Working for a company, there is a duty of service to provide your employer in exchange for a paycheck and benefits as laid out upon the terms of employment. This service goes hand in hand with the understanding that […]
As employee, knowing your rights is a must – especially when it comes to wage and hour law.
Work break laws are pretty straightforward, so understanding your rights becomes essential in obtaining what is lawfully owed to you.
There are several factors contributing to workplace harassment. Knowing your rights and the basic responsibility of the employer are a must.
California is an at-will state, which means that at any given moment, with or without reason, your employer can terminate you. That is unless they break one of the laws set in place to protect workers.
Understanding California wage and hour law ensures our client’s receive what is lawfully owed. Here is a closer look at what you should understand about overtime wages.