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Understanding California's New Pay Transparency Law

Understanding California’s New Pay Transparency Law

California’s Governor Gavin Newsom has officially signed the new pay transparency law, SB 1162. It will go into effect in 2023. This law is intended …

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Is Your Startup Employer Violating Labor Laws?

Is Your Startup Employer Violating Labor Laws?

Startups can be exciting, innovative, and fun places to work. They are often small and agile enough to respond to situations quickly and open-minded enough …

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What You Can Learn From Tesla's Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

What You Can Learn From Tesla’s Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

Famous electric car manufacturer Tesla has been hit with not one but two major racial discrimination lawsuits in the past year. Both lawsuits center around …

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How Filing an Appeal May Help Your Case

How Filing an Appeal May Help Your Case

When civil disputes are brought to court, the judge issues a ruling based on the facts and arguments presented by the plaintiff and defendant. However, …

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New Fast Food Bill May Curb Wage Theft in California

New Fast Food Bill May Curb Wage Theft in California

California legislators have been implementing many worker-friendly bills over the past several years. The newest potential win for California employees is Assembly Bill 257 (AB …

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Office worker in deep though at a desk | How to Protect Yourself from Whistleblower Retaliation

How to Protect Yourself from Whistleblower Retaliation

Whistleblowers play a critical role in protecting workers from abuse, unfair workplace policies, and unsafe labor conditions. They spotlight misconduct and corruption in their workplaces, …

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Woman looking at an ipad | What Counts as Workplace Harassment in the Gig Economy?

What Counts as Workplace Harassment in the Gig Economy?

Gig work has become an increasingly important topic in California over the past several years. Since AB 5 and Prop 22, two critical laws granting …

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How to Make Sure Your Employment Contract Is Fair

Your employment agreement is one of the most important contracts in your life. It dictates critical information like your pay, schedule, responsibilities, and benefits. Whether …

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Tesla Request for Arbitration in Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Denied

Tesla has suffered several recent scandals, with one of the most damaging being the catcalling and sexual assault claims leveled by a former employee. Historically, …

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Meal & Rest Benefits Part of Employee Wages CA Supreme Court Rules

In a critical win for California workers, the state Supreme Court has ruled that meal and rest period premiums are considered “wages” under state law. …

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