Monthly Archives: September 2021
Can You Refuse To Do Dangerous Work In California?
California has its own Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) that protects workers from dangerous working conditions. However, many California employees are not aware of their rights under the state’s OSHA, including when they can and cannot refuse to do dangerous work. In comparison to the federal OSHA, Cal/OSHA provides greater protections to employees… Read More »
Can Your California Employer Deny Your Vacation Request?
More than 73 percent of private industry workers are provided with paid vacation days. While your employer may provide employees with paid vacation, you may wonder, “Can my employer deny my vacation request?” If you are worried that your employer may deny (or has denied) your vacation request for a discriminatory reason, contact an… Read More »
Can Your California Employer Ask For Your Vaccination Status?
As people are getting used to life with COVID-19, vaccinations, and daily updates about new variants of coronavirus, an increasingly hot-button issue is becoming whether an employer can ask employees for their vaccination status. In other words, can your employer require proof of vaccination in California? Requiring COVID-19 vaccination for employees is becoming more… Read More »
Can Your Employer Deduct Money From Your Paycheck?
If your employer made an error on your paycheck and now wants to deduct money from subsequent paychecks to account for the payroll errors, you might wonder, “Is my employer allowed to deduct money from my paycheck?” The short answer is, “No.” Under California employment law, employers are prohibited from deducting any amounts of… Read More »