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What Are Your Rights as a Working Mom?

November 16, 2022 General

Despite the great strides forward in creating equality in the workplace, working mothers still face tremendous challenges when trying to balance their responsibilities at work with their obligations as a mother. And these challenges become even greater if you don’t know your rights. Whether you are already a mother and […]

Resources

September 30, 2021 General

California Department of Fair Employment & Housing. This state agency protects residents from unlawful employment discrimination. Website: https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/ California Department of Industrial Relations. This department of government protects the health and safety of wage earners and assists employers in complying with state labor laws. Website: https://www.dir.ca.gov/ California Labor Commissioner’s Office. […]

Time For Federal Action To Ban Noncompetes

February 23, 2021 General

These could soon be very good days for employees. The Biden administration has pledged to do a pretty thorough rewrite of the employment laws, tilting the playing field back in the direction of workers. The White House’s proposals range from raising the minimum wage to a hefty $15 per hour to buttressing protections for organized labor. Yes, things are definitely looking up for people who still have jobs.

Can My Employer Share My Personal Info?

February 21, 2021 General

Gone are the days when you could share droves of personal information with your employer without fear that the company could share or even sell that data outside the company.

After all, unlike other countries, the U.S. lacks universal comprehensive data protection laws except for narrow areas such as for medical information.