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January 2015 Archives

You have a right to accommodations for disabilities in California

As a person with a disability or special medical needs, you want to know that your workplace will be able to accommodate you. According to California laws, you should be able to request reasonable changes at work for your safety and comfort. If your workplace doesn't allow you to alter your workspace according to your medical needs, then you may have the right to seek a lawsuit against your company.

Living wages in the fast food industry

The past few decades have seen a dramatic decrease in the number of jobs in once thriving industries. One particular sector that has not suffered this fate is the service industry. As jobs in other fields are disappearing with alarming frequency, service jobs have been growing steadily for quite some time. The problem, however, is that many of these jobs do not provide the worker with anything close to a living wage. In addition to the uncertainty and inconsistency in this field of work, the individual employees and their families suffer for this simple fact - the pay is too low.

Sexual harassment bill enacted in California to reduce claims

Those on farms now have to know much more about sexual harassment in the workplace. According to a report, the first of the year marked the start of a new bill, California Senate Bill 1087, which is aimed at reducing the amount of sexual harassment in the agricultural industry.

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