employment law

Preventing cyberbullying in your company

Bullying and harassment are often still thought of in terms of physical contact. However, as we become more dependent on modern technology, patterns of bullying and harassment have changed. The impacts of cyberbullying can be devastating for staff and also detrimental...

Understanding California’s new wage theft law

Certainly, no responsible employer intentionally withholds wages from their employees. However, mistakes happen. Sometimes there are accounting errors. Other times, it’s a lack of awareness of the laws.  Intentionally failing to pay employees what they’re owed under...

How the #metoo movement may affect your company

A few years ago, accusations of discrimination or sexual harassment were reported in the national news. Women and men who had been employed by movie production companies or government figures began to speak up, accusing men who were either wealthy or powerful. As...

Defending against employee retaliation claims

When an employee feels they have been wronged by an employer, they may file a legal claim against their employer for retaliation. Retaliation occurs when an employer takes adverse action against an employee for participating in a protected activity. Some examples of...