Why Negotiate a Severance Agreement With an Employment Law Attorney?

June 28th, 2022 by JML-law
Losing a job is not a life circumstance many wishes to think about. However, even if you are a strong employee, you must be prepared for the possibility that you will one day be let go for reasons that may...

What Rights Can’t An Employee Waive in California?

June 14th, 2022 by JML-law
Each state has its own labor code. This means that employment laws vary from one state to another. These differences can impact both employers and employees in numerous ways. For example, in many states, there are certain rights employees are...

How to Document a Hostile Work Environment

May 26th, 2022 by JML-law
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....

California Supreme Court Decides Break Period Premiums Are Wages

May 10th, 2022 by JML-law
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...

Supplemental Sick Pay Reinstated for Many California Workers

February 8th, 2022 by JML-law
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...

If You Hear Your Employer Say Any of These 4 Things, Sue Him

December 11th, 2018 by JML-law
Being an employer in California does not only mean hiring employees, paying them wages, and collecting profits. Being an employer also means following California employment law and thinking twice before saying certain things. Being an employer carries financial risks and...

Can You Refuse to Work When There Are Dangerous or Unsafe Working Conditions in the Workplace?

December 10th, 2018 by JML-law
California employers are required by federal and state law to ensure a safe working environment for their employees. If an employee believes that there are hazards or unsafe working conditions in the workplace, he or she has a right to...

Police Captain Wins Religious Discrimination Lawsuit

December 7th, 2018 by JML-law
A high-ranking police officer has won a lawsuit in which he accused the Beverly Hills police chief of harassment and workplace misconduct. Captain Mark Rosen, a Jewish man, says that Chief Sandra Spagnoli denied him promotional opportunities based on his...

If Your Employer Ignores Any Of These 5 Requests Or Notices, Sue Him

December 4th, 2018 by JML-law
Ignoring certain notices or requests from employees can get any California employer in trouble. But what should you do if this happens to you? If you are reading this, chances are good that you are waiting for your employer’s response...

When Is It Illegal To Film And Monitor Employees In California?

November 21st, 2018 by JML-law
Is it illegal for California employers to use video surveillance in the workplace and monitor their employees? What about employers using hidden cameras and not warning employees about video surveillance? What about cameras in bathrooms or locker rooms? These are...