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Are you entitled to overtime here in California?

While it may be exhausting to think about, most individuals look forward to those busy times on the job in which they may be asked to work more than 40 hours in a week. Workers are often excited…

Electrocution: A risk to outdoor workers

Stormy weather poses a seriousthreat to outdoor workers Did you know that lightning kills an average of 54 people every year? Any time you see a storm in the distance, there’s a chance that you could be struck,…

Grocery store workers may face injuries on the job

You’ve worked at the local grocer for a long time, but over time you’ve noticed a change in how much you can work without pain. You constantly have to worry about weakness and strain in your neck and…

Workers that are most apt to develop repetitive stress injuries

Data compiled by the Pain Relief Institute (PRI) shows that as many as 60-75% of workplace injuries that are reported each year are repetitive stress injuries. Those same statistics show that one in eight workers have this type of…

Could workplace discrimination decline in 2020?

Unfortunately, workplace discrimination is something that is not likely to ever disappear entirely. It has always been an issue in the United States and even the laws that make it illegal have not eradicated it. You can still…

A Long Beach man contends he was fired because he’s white

A 47-year-old Long Beach man broke down on the stand as he testified at a wrongful termination trial against his former employer, the United Parcel Service (UPS), last week. The man’s bosses previously argued that the reason that…

The workers’ compensation timeline in California

If you have been injured while at work in California, it is likely that you will have the right to file for workers’ compensation. This is true regardless of whether you are a United States citizen. In the…

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