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  • California Laws Against Harassment at Work
    California Laws Against Harassment at Work

    California Constitution Article 1, Section 8 The California Constitution protects against harassment at work, by both public and private employers, on the basis of sex, race, creed, color, and ...

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  • Harassment - What Damages May an Employee Be Able to Recover?
    Harassment - What Damages May an Employee Be Able to Recover?

    Harassment – What Damages May an Employee Be Able to Recover? An employee who is subjected to unlawful harassment is entitled to recover damages under California law. Damages can include economic ...

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  • Independent Contractor or Employee?
    Independent Contractor or Employee?

    ARE YOU REALLY AN INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR? Employer's regularly violate California law by categorizing individuals who work for them as independent contractors when in actuality, the individuals are ...

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  • On-Duty Meal Periods - Are They Legal?
    On-Duty Meal Periods - Are They Legal?

    ON-DUTY MEAL PERIODS – ARE THEY LEGAL? Generally, an employer cannot employ a non-exempt employee for a period of more than five hours without providing that employee an off-duty meal period of at ...

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  • Sexual Harassment - Hostile Work Environment Harassment
    Sexual Harassment - Hostile Work Environment Harassment

    Sexual Harassment – Hostile Work Environment Harassment The California Supreme Court has defined “harassment” as “conduct outside the scope of necessary job performance, conduct presumably engaged in ...

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  • Vacation Pay -- What To Know
    Vacation Pay -- What To Know

    Under California law, employees have no legal right to vacation pay. As such, employers do not have to provide their employees with any vacation pay. While employers do not have to provide their ...

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