Workers’ compensation is a form of insurance California law requires employers to purchase for the protection of their employees. Generally speaking, these protections come into play when an employee is injured on the job. Instead of having to sue their employer to recover their injury-related costs—a process which can take months or years and have numerous roadblocks to recovery—workers’ compensation removes several of those roadblocks and speeds up the process. This article will explain when an employee can receive workers’ . . . .
In California, many workers are entitled to receiving overtime and minimum wage protections. However, for several industries and types of employees, they do not receive the benefit of these protections. . . . .
Whistleblowers have an important role in revealing and rectifying governmental waste, environmental dangers, public safety violations, conspiracies, fraud, and deceit. The “right thing to do” in some instances may mean . . . .
In California, employees working at private businesses have the right to take leave of absence guaranteed by the federal and state law as well as the local ordinances depending on . . . .