On this site, workers will find information relating to workplace harassment and discrimination based on sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, medical condition, disability, religion, and retaliation. California workers will also find information related to wrongful termination, whistleblower law, qui tam, Sarbanes Oxley, arbitration, WARN Act, severance agreements, overtime and wage and hour claims, as well as books, articles and other employment law news. This information is provided by California attorneys in private practice to California employees and independent contractors regarding common workplace problems, but does not constitute legal advice nor create an attorney-client relationship. Nothing can substitute for an indepth consultation with a California attorney.
Watch "Equal RIghts 101" a video from the California Department of Fair Employment ("DFEH"), covering topics from pregnancy discrimination, pregnancy leave, baby bonding time-off, improper job application questions by employers, harassment and discrimination.
Workplace law in California is constantly changing and evolving to adapt to the ever-changing employer-employee and independent contractor relationships.
Almost every day California state and federal courts issue new decisions which affect workers' rights. Do you know what your rights are? Here you will find answers to many questions and suggestions on how to get more information about workplace issues and disputes.