According to statistics, the work force in Los Angeles is likely continuing its aging trend, with more older workers, those over 55, staying at work for longer.
When you are let go from your job out of the blue, it can be disorienting and frustrating. Whether you get some time to figure out your next job or your termination comes suddenly and without any warning, losing your job can be incredibly stressful. You may feel even more confused if you are not sure why it happened.
With each week, more and more women and men who have experienced sexual harassment or assault have bravely come forward to share their stories. The extreme prevalence of these sort of encounters reveals a problematic issue within our workforce (and beyond). If it was in doubt before, there is not one now: Sexual harassment happens far too often in almost every workplace in this country.
It is important for workers and their families to be aware that they are protected from unlawful discrimination in the workplace and are also protected from unlawful harassment, such as sexual harassment, in the workplace. In addition, if employees face a demotion, or wrongful termination in retaliation by an employer for reporting workplace discrimination and harassment, they are also protected.
Companies use all sorts of advertising tactics to draw consumers to their products. Often, these include exaggerated claims. However, they do not automatically constitute false advertising. They must meet specific criteria to be illegal.
When the topic of employment law comes up, the natural tendency is to think of people that are already employed being discriminated against, sexually harassed, neglected financially, and wrongfully terminated. What many people won't consider is that a prospective employee -- a job candidate -- has rights too under the legal umbrella of employment law. The hiring process is a critical time for both the company and the people who want the job. So today, let's talk about this critical process.