The distinction between an employee and an independent contractor can be confusing for employers and workers alike. Still, it is an important distinction to make as employees are granted rights that are not available to independent contractors. California’s “ABC test”...
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What are my rights to practice my religion at work?
As is the case throughout the country, employers in the Los Angeles area may not discriminate against employees because of their religious preferences. Both under federal law and under California’s employment laws, religious preferences can include much more than an...
Understanding national origin discrimination
As a California worker or employer, when you think of workplace discrimination, you probably think of discrimination based on things like race, age or sex. While it is true that these are common forms of discrimination, national origin discrimination is another type...
What is a split shift premium?
California workers may sometimes be required to work a split shift. The term “split shift” refers to a work schedule that includes an unpaid break period that is longer than the usual lunch or rest period. Under California law, workers who work a split shift may be...