As an employee, you are guaranteed certain rights that extend to you regardless of your role in the workplace. What are these rights? Businesses are not exempt from regulations and laws that dictate how they do business. Sometimes, businesses do not use correct and lawful practices. If an employee witnesses such unlawful behavior, an employee has the right to report it without threat of retaliation by the employer.
Musician Alanis Morrisette has been in the spotlight before for accusations related to unpaid overtime. She is now facing another suit against her and her husband related to a wage and hour dispute. Morrisette is most famous for her 90s pop hit 'Ironic' but has recently been the focus of lawsuits related to wage disputes by former employees. The former employee is alleging several complaints that violate Los Angeles labor law.
Some businesses in California today will go to any length to avoid paying wages or overtime owed to employees. They usually have one excuse after the other as to why the employee or ex-employee hasn't been paid. In order to claim the money you earned, you may need to fight for it. The attorneys at the Law Offices of Allan A. Segal, P.C. have the experience to fight for the wages their clients are entitled to.
OSHA, or the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, is a federal administration created in 1970 aimed at protecting the health and safety of America's workforce. Over the years, many laws and mandates have been advocated and approved thanks to the OSHA. One of the important sectors of OSHA is the Whistleblowers Protection Program. This program aims at protecting people who speak up about unlawful workplace conditions or wrongful termination.