Posted April 24, 2020

Can a Job Refuse to hire me because I am Pregnant?

Anticipating the birth of their children can be one of the most exciting prospects for many women. However, many women wonder if pregnancy puts them at a disadvantage when it comes to employment opportunities or keeping a job during the period of pregnancy. Some employers might refuse to employ a pregnant woman or treat the […]

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Posted April 9, 2020

What Is a Furlough and My Rights as an Employee?

Have you recently been furloughed? You are not alone! What now? What does “furlough” even mean? How will you get money? Will you still keep your health and life insurance? These are the questions going through millions of worker’s heads across the United States right now because the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic has temporarily decimated entire […]

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Differences Between Layoffs, Furloughs, and Reductions in Force?

As the Coronavirus (or “COVID-19“) pandemic has swept the globe, economic woes due to lost business activities have added insult to the injury. With an estimated 95% of US residents under some form of shelter-in-place, the coronavirus pandemic is not just affecting people’s health and safety; it is also affecting people’s livelihoods as the virus […]

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Posted March 30, 2020

Everything You Need to Know About Filing for Unemployment in California

With the spread of COVID-19, a lot of families and individuals in California are facing the loss of some or all of their income. Thankfully, for situations like these, the California unemployment insurance program has been established to lend a helping hand. If you were recently fired or laid off from your job, you might […]

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Posted March 23, 2020

The Effects of the Coronavirus on Employees and the Workplace

The novelty of the current coronavirus outbreak and the speed of its transmission have radically changed the realities of work in many US workplaces. Since the first reported case of the virus in the US, California has announced a state of emergency and imposed almost total restriction on movement. The need to stamp out the […]

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Posted September 30, 2018

Employment Law: Medical Leave

How Long Can I Be on Medical Leave in California? The short answer is, it depends! If your Medical Leave fall unders one of the sections below, you may be limited to those dates. However, this does not mean you must be terminated if you exceed those days. There are different sets of state and […]

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