Understanding the Family Medical Leave Act

Life can often be unpredictable, and unfortunately, medical events can derail our lives. Without certain protections, many employees would lose their jobs if they took substantial time off to care for a child, themselves, or a family member. Fortunately, the federal government enacted the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), which is a federal law that requires employers to provide certain employees under certain circumstances up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave per year. Learn more about how FMLA can help you keep your job and take care of those who need you most. Family Medical Leave Act FMLA

2020-04-01T12:44:50+00:00November 10th, 2019|

When Nothing Gets Done After Filing Your Sexual Harassment Complaint

After weeks, or maybe even months, you finally had enough and worked up the courage to make a sexual harassment complaint at your place of employment. After making your official complaint at work, much to your surprise, nothing happened. If you find yourself the victim of sexual harassment, have made an official complaint either to a supervisor or your human resources department, and no action has been taken, it is time to equip yourself with knowledge and counsel for your next steps. Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Under federal and California state law, you have the right to work in

2020-04-01T13:00:39+00:00November 2nd, 2019|