Neither is Required for Smaller Employers
California does not require employers with payrolls of less than 50 persons to provide workers with sick time, paid or unpaid.
If such an employer does... more
The State of Indiana is considered an employment-at-will state. This means that an employer can fire an employee for any reason, whether good or bad, as long as it is not an illegal reason.
One of... more
Oprah Winfreys TV network OWN is one of the latest celebrity owned companies sued for wrongful termination and discrimination. Former employee and Senior Director Carolyn Hommel filed suit against... more
Pregnancy discrimination is unlawful under California and federal law.
FEDERAL RIGHTS: In 1978, Congress amended the Civil Right Act of 1964, Title VII 42 U.S.C. 2000e to 2000e17, by passing the... more
Family and Medical Leave:Summary of Key Provisions
The federal Family and Medical Leave Act, 29 U.S.C. section
2101 et seq. (FMLA) provides job
security to an employee who is absent from work due... more
The California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) makes it an unlawful employment practice for an employer to discriminate because of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry,... more