“Wage Theft Is a Crime”

On April 30, 2014, the California Labor Commissioner launched a statewide public awareness campaign called "Wage Theft is A Crime," and introduced a new website, wagetheftisacrime.com.  There is a sister website in Spanish, robodesueldoesuncrimen.com. The [...]

By |2015-01-06T13:28:33-08:00May 15th, 2014|

Supervisors Can Be Liable for Harassment and Retaliation

In California, employers aren’t the only ones who face liability for harassment, including sexual harassment, and retaliation in the workplace. Individual supervisors are also liable for their own harassment and retaliation against employees. The law [...]

By |2015-01-06T13:29:46-08:00May 12th, 2014|

Men Can Be Victims of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

In a common sexual harassment scenario, a male supervisor sexually harasses a female subordinate by making sexually explicit comments, touching her inappropriately, or engaging in other harassing behavior. But sexual harassment isn’t just a “women’s [...]

By |2015-01-06T13:30:31-08:00May 2nd, 2014|