Older workers face risk of age discrimination in tech industry

Age Discrimination in Tech

It is against the law for employers to discriminate against employees based on their age. However, technology companies may be engaging in age bias in some not-so-subtle ways by trying to phase out older workers for younger, cheaper ones. While the average age of U.S. employees is 42, workers in Silicon Valley are an average […]

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Top 5 employee wage abuses

Employee Wage Abuse

With so many unique job roles and employment practices in businesses, it can be difficult to discern whether some payment protocols adhere to state and/or federal law. Wage abuse is a common occurrence in the workplace, and employers and workers would benefit from understanding some of the common situations in which intentional or unintentional wage […]

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Los Angeles enacts Ordinance requiring 48 hours of paid sick leave

Los Angeles Paid Sick Leave

The City of Los Angeles recently enacted an Ordinance that increases employees’ mandatory sick leave entitlements, doubling the state requirements of 24 hours paid sick leave to 48 regardless of the size of business. On June 2, 2016, Mayor Eric Garcetti approved the Los Angeles Minimum Wage Ordinance (MWO) to take effect on July 1, […]

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