Switch to ADA Accessible Theme
Close Menu
California Employment Lawyer
  • Employment
  • Civil Rights
  • Healthcare
Helping You Navigate Workplace Issues in California

Monthly Archives: July 2019

CruiseEmployee

“Seaing” the Big Picture: Employment Rights For Seafarers and Cruise Ship Employees (International Seafarers’ Bill of Rights and the Jones Act)

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Cruise ships are big business, especially in states like California and Florida. In California, and according to the most recent figures from the Port of Los Angeles, over 500,000 cruise ship passengers come through that port alone each year. And taking care of all those passengers requires a substantial investment in a ship’s crew…. Read More »

Promote

Failure to Promote: Legitimate Business Decision or Illegal Act of Discrimination?

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Employment discrimination laws do not just apply to decisions regarding the hiring and firing of employees. They also apply to a company’s decisions on whether to promote existing employees. For example, if Company A decides not to promote an employee to a managerial rule because he is African American, that would constitute illegal discrimination… Read More »

EmpDisc

Nothing Hairy About It: California Senate Moves to Ban Grooming Policies That Discriminate Against African Americans

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Racial discrimination in the workplace has long been prohibited under federal and state law. But there are other, more subtle forms of discrimination that continue to persist. For example, many Californians–notably African-Americans–are viewed as “unprofessional” based on their hairstyles. More precisely, some employers impose grooming codes that effectively bar African-American employees from sporting natural… Read More »

Janitor

Are Janitors “Franchisees” or Employees? Ninth Circuit Decision Applies Dynamex Retroactively to California Labor Law Claims

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Last year the California Supreme Court issued its landmark decision in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court of Los Angeles, which stated that all workers are “presumed to be employees” unless the employer can prove the worker is an independent contractor based on a three-part “ABC test.” The three tests include: (A) The… Read More »

  • Burbank Map 3500 W. Olive Avenue Suite 300 Burbank CA 91505
  • San Diego Map 600 B Street Suite 300, San Diego, CA 92101
    (By Appointment Only)
Local 213-377-5200 Toll Free 877-907-2688
* Cathleen Scott is licensed to practice in Florida only.

The information on this website is for general information purposes only. Nothing on this site should be taken as legal advice for any individual case or situation. This information is not intended to create, and receipt or viewing does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship.

No content on this site may be reused in any fashion without written permission from www.employmentrightscalifornia.com

MileMark Media - Practice Growth Solutions

© 2017 - 2019 Scott Wagner & Associates, P.A. All rights reserved.
This law firm website and legal marketing is managed by MileMark Media.