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July 2018 Archives

At-will employment explained

A common assumption amongst many working professionals in San Diego is that firings are rare, so much so that it is believed that one almost has to put a good deal of effort into getting his or her employer to fire him. In reality, however, firings, dismissals and layoffs happen all the time. In fact, according to information shared by the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1.6 million people lost their jobs in May of 2018 alone. The ease at which employees can be discharged may be sue in large part to the concept of at-will employment. 

What are the wage laws for minors?

If you have a child who will soon be working in the state of California, then you might want to become more familiar with the laws that guide the employment of minors. One area that is often overlooked is the wages. According to the Department of Industrial Relations, there are specific laws about wages for minors under the employment laws of the state.

Can an employer fire me in retaliation?

Employers in California are beholden to federal and state laws when it comes to termination. These regulations state that it’s illegal to discharge a worker for certain reasons, such as those based on race, sex, or country of origin. It’s also not permissible for employers to fire a worker in retaliation for lawful activities, as explained by the United States Department of Labor.

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