Obligaciones de Los Empresarios Californianos en Virtud de la Ley de Igualdad de Empleo y Vivienda: El Proceso Interactivo Simplificado

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Introduction California workers have rights protecting them from discrimination and ensuring equal opportunities at work. The interactive process under FEHA is one of the most important aspects of these rights for workers with a disability. Employers and employees have specific responsibilities under FEHA when it comes to the interactive process. We will discuss what the…

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Protecciones Contra Las Represalias para Los Trabajadores de California en 2023-2024

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California offers substantial protections to employees from being retaliated against for exercising their workplace rights. These laws safeguard workers from facing retaliation by their employers when they participate in protected activities. These activities include reporting instances of discrimination or harassment, reporting illegal conduct or safety violations, seeking accommodations for a disability, and filing for workers…

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Ley de California AB 497 Reclamaciones por represalias

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Recently Signed Law Helps California Employees Establish Retaliation Claims California SB 497, also known as the Equal Pay and Anti-Retaliation Protection Act, is a new law that provides additional protections to whistleblowers in the state. The law was signed into effect by Governor Gavin Newsom on October 8, 2023, and goes into effect on January…

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Acuerdos en Casos de Indemnización por Accidentes de Trabajo: Visión General

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The purpose of workers’ compensation is to provide benefits to workers, through an insurance policy paid by the employer, who are injured or become ill on the job or because of their job (We’ll explain this in more detail later). Remember, this article is not legal advice. If you have questions about a workers’ compensation…

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Ley de Seguridad Laboral de California: Sus Derechos y qué Hacer si se Lesiona

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As an employee in California, you have the right to a safe and healthful workplace. The California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) is a state agency that enforces occupational safety and health standards in California. Cal/OSHA’s mission is to “assure safe and healthful working conditions for all working men and women in California.” Cal/OSHA…

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Las Leyes Laborales de California Desmitificadas: “Resumen de las Diferencias Entre Contratistas Independientes y Empleados Exentos”

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Determining the employment status of a worker can be tricky, especially when it comes to independent contractors. California law has strict standards for determining whether a worker is an independent contractor or an employee, and misclassification can result in significant penalties for employers. We will explore the complex landscape of California law surrounding the classification…

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Ley de Responsabilidad de Locales de California: Conozca sus Derechos como Visitante

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Premises liability is an important concept in California law that holds landowners responsible for injuries that occur on their property. Under California law, landowners owe different legal duties to different types of visitors, depending on their status. In this blog post, we will explore the different types of visitors recognized under California law and the…

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LEY DE DESCANSOS Y COMIDAS DE CALIFORNIA: PROTECCIÓN DE LOS DERECHOS DE LOS TRABAJADORES; MEJORA DE LA CALIDAD DE VIDA DE LOS TRABAJADORES DE CALIFORNIA

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California’s rest and meal break laws are designed to protect employees from fatigue and injury. By understanding these laws, employees can ensure that they are getting the breaks they need to stay safe and healthy.  Federal law exists to provide basic protections to workers, called the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). However, California labor law…

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Worker in Warehouse emphasizing the importance of overtime laws.

Ley de Horas Extras de California: Lo que hay que Saber

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The state of California has some of the most employee-friendly overtime laws in the United States. California Labor Code §510 provides that employees are entitled to receive overtime pay for any hours worked beyond the standard workweek based on a multiple of their regular hourly rate. All employers must comply with the state’s overtime laws,…

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Qué hacer si Recursos Humanos lleva a cabo una investigación

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When workplace issues arise, it is essential to have a fair and thorough investigation process in place. However, it can be concerning when Human Resources (HR) decides to conduct an investigation partially or solely over the phone. It is always important to know that HR exists to protect the company. In this blog post, we…

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