How to Document a Hostile Work Environment

California workers have a legal right to work in environments where they do not have to worry about being harassed or unreasonably mistreated. If you have been denied this right, you may be able to file a claim or lawsuit. To win your case, you need to prove that you were employed in a hostile… Continue reading How to Document a Hostile Work Environment

California Supreme Court Decides Break Period Premiums Are Wages

Employees in California are, in many ways, relatively fortunate when compared to workers in other states. California lawmakers routinely prioritize the rights of employees. While some employers believe this to be unfair, at JML Law, we believe protecting workers is essential. Thus, we are always pleased to learn of new developments that stand to benefit… Continue reading California Supreme Court Decides Break Period Premiums Are Wages

4 Ways to Prevent Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Preventing sexual harassment in the workplace is among the top duties of any employer. You have a responsibility to ensure your workers feel safe. There are various steps you can take to cultivate a work environment where sexual harassment is not a problem. The following are just a few noteworthy ideas to consider. Establish Official… Continue reading 4 Ways to Prevent Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

4 Common Examples of Gender Discrimination in the Workplace

Gender discrimination in the workplace can take many forms. Thus, sometimes victims of gender discrimination don’t even fully realize they are being improperly treated based on their gender identity. It would be impossible to cover all forms of potential workplace gender discrimination in a single blog entry. The following are merely a few basic examples… Continue reading 4 Common Examples of Gender Discrimination in the Workplace

Signs You Were the Victim of Age Discrimination on the Job

Although discrimination is illegal in the workplace, employers continue to find ways to discriminate against employees based on characteristics like race and gender. One form of discrimination that is constantly overlooked is age discrimination. This form of discrimination occurs when an employee is mistreated on the job based on their age. There are several ways… Continue reading Signs You Were the Victim of Age Discrimination on the Job

Common Signs of a Hostile Work Environment

With so many occupations facing understaffing issues and job burnout, the need to maintain a positive work environment is more crucial than it has ever been. Still, some employers drop the ball and participate in creating a hostile work environment for employees. A hostile work environment is more severe than just a few bad days… Continue reading Common Signs of a Hostile Work Environment

Infant Loungers Associated with Two Suffocation Deaths, CPSC Says

The U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) is suing Leachco, the manufacturer of various infant lounge products after the company refused to voluntarily recall its Podster, Podster Playtime, Podster Plush, and Bummzie infant loungers. The CPSC reports that there have been infant deaths related to the use of these products, which were found by the… Continue reading Infant Loungers Associated with Two Suffocation Deaths, CPSC Says

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

Workplace Discrimination And Wrongful Termination In Action

Every day, tons of people are fired or released from their jobs. Sometimes, this is due to poor performance or a lack of available funds in the company’s account. Yet for many victims, this comes shortly after filing a complaint or simply bringing workplace concerns to the attention of a boss or coworker. What is… Continue reading Workplace Discrimination And Wrongful Termination In Action

LA-Based Riot Games Settles Huge Gender Discrimination Case

A common theme that California companies have seen over recent years is that of employment discrimination issues within the video game and tech industries. While it is worth noting that this is a trend seen within the digital game world, it is not unique nor restricted to this industry. Many large companies across the Californian… Continue reading LA-Based Riot Games Settles Huge Gender Discrimination Case