Blogs


Is it Illegal for My California Employer to Withhold Overtime Pay?

In California, all non-exempt workers are entitled to overtime wages at a rate of 1.5 times their regular rate of pay for all hours worked more than eight per day

read more

Has the California Family Rights Act Expanded Employee Leave Entitlements?

Revisions of the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) went into effect on January 1, 2021 and provides eligible employees with up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave to care

read more

How Can I Prove Discrimination is Occurring at Work?

The Los Angeles discrimination attorney at the Leichter Law Firm, APC, Aryeh Leichter, understands how difficult it may be to not only identify — but prove — that discrimination is

read more

March 2022 Marked the End of the Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act

Effective March 3, 2022, U.S. President Joe Biden signed into law the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act. The Act amends the Federal Arbitration Act and

read more

What is the Difference Between an Employee and Independent Contractor in California?

The Los Angeles employee misclassification attorney at the Leichter Law Firm, APC, Aryeh Leichter, knows there is nothing illegal about hiring independent contractors in California. In fact, some industries thrive on adding these

read more

Top Warning Sign of California Workplace Discrimination: Harassment

The Los Angeles discrimination attorney at the Leichter Law Firm, APC, Aryeh Leichter, knows that workplace discrimination is illegal. And so do California employers. However, that does not stop it from happening each

read more

How Can I Recognize Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace?

The Los Angeles pregnancy discrimination attorney at the Leichter Law Firm, APC, Aryeh Leichter, knows multiple state and federal laws protect pregnant women and other soon-to-be parents from discrimination in the workplace.

read more

When is a California Workplace Considered Hostile?

The experienced California employment law attorney at the Leichter Law Firm, APC, Aryeh Leichter knows there are a few misconceptions about what constitutes a hostile workplace in California. Unfortunately, a hostile work environment is

read more

Should I Sign a Severance Agreement Without an Attorney in California?

The Los Angeles severance agreements lawyer at the Leichter Law Firm, APC, Aryeh Leichter, encourages his clients to have all legally binding documents reviewed with an attorney, before signing, to ensure each California employee’s rights

read more

Does Gender Play a Role in California Sexual Harassment Cases?

The Los Angeles sexual harassment attorney at the Leichter Law Firm, APC, Aryeh Leichter, knows that workplace misconduct is often difficult to identify especially when workers are unsure whether they are protected

read more

free consultation


Fields marked with an * are required