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What Should California Employees Know About the State and Local Minimum Wage Rate Increases?

The Los Angeles wage and hour attorney at the Leichter Law Firm, APC, Aryeh Leichter, knows that the changing minimum wage requirements in California can be complicated. With yearly updates,

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What are My Rights as a Pregnant Employee in California?

The Los Angeles, California employment law attorney at the Leichter Law Firm, APC, Aryeh Leichter, knows that while female employees in California may understand that their employers cannot discriminate against

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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