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Sexual Harassment in Los Angeles Employment Setting

In the context of the prevailing Labor Laws in Los Angeles, sexual discrimination or harassment is an unwelcome sexual advance or request and any other oral or physical performance that is sexual in nature. This action must also create an intimidating, hostile and offensive work environment to a person for it to be considered illegal.

Guide to Employment Law in China

Labour law in China is a complex matter. In this article, we attempt to simplify the issues into simple question and answer format.

National Origin Discrimination

Although job discrimination on the basis of national origin rarely receives as much media coverage as highly publicized and politicized race or gender discrimination cases, it is still a serious problem which demands our attention. Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, mistreatment of or prejudicial behavior towards an individual on the basis of his or her national origin by an employer is prohibited.

When is an Employer Required to Pay Overtime Pay?

An Arizona employer who requires or permits its employees to work overtime is usually required to pay such employees premium pay for such overtime work. Most employees in Arizona are covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), which mandates that employees receive overtime pay for all hours worked in excess of 40 in the course of a single workweek. This overtime pay must equal at least one and one-half times the employee’s regular rate of pay.

The Work-Life Balance

This article discusses the work-life balance. First coined in the 1970’s, this term is more important than ever because of the rising stress and overworking levels, especially in the United States. Specific laws addressing this balance, such as the FMLA, are explored.

Asbestos Claim Lawyer Can Secure a Fair Compensation!

Are you considering an asbestos claim? Then make sure that you engage services of a competent asbestos claim lawyer, otherwise the legal process may not bring the outcome you desire. You must make sure, that…

Are You Entitled to Overtime Compensation?

The issue of whether an employee is entitled to overtime compensation has been a hotly contested and litigation issue lately in California. The main reason behind his is the fact that whether an employee is entitled to overtime wages is a factual inquiry that depends on the specific facts and circumstance of one’s employment. There are, however, several hard principles that are important to be aware of with regard to overtime wages, whether you are an employer or an employee.

The Occupational Health and Safety Act

This article discusses the Occupational Health and Safety Act, introduced in 1970 by President Nixon. The history of the act is explored, as well as the additional agencies the law created.

Employment Testing and Equal Opportunity

Employment testing is a surprisingly delicate matter. Learn why.

The Number of Claims to Employment Tribunal For Pregnancy Related Unfair Dismissal

The Equal Opportunities Commission has recently published research showing a substantial increase in the number of claims to the Employment Tribunal for pregnancy related unfair dismissal. It is difficult to know whether this reflects increasing discrimination by employers or increasing awareness of employment rights by employees but more than 1,000 women made claims in the last recorded year.

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