How can the FMLA help?
The Family and Medical Leave Act was established to help and support those workers who are going through a bad moment of health and need to take time off work to recover properly. This law also allows them to take this time in case one of their immediate family members is ill and requires care. […]
When To Ask For A Salary Increase?
Although asking your boss for a raise can make you feel uncomfortable, we believe it is an activity that all workers should do after working for the same employer for a while because, although some companies offer raises automatically after certain periods , there are many others that will not raise your salary unless you […]
What do I need to quit my job?
Quitting a job in which you are not happy can be something you have been waiting for so long to feel free and seek new opportunities in your professional life. However, there are several points to take into account so that your exit is as fluid and calm as possible since, after all, you leave […]
Discrimination based on citizenship status
In the United States, employers are prohibited from discriminating in any way against a worker or job applicant. Unfortunately, however, discrimination is still present in the workplace. Today, we will talk specifically about a type of discrimination that is common in our country. We refer to discrimination based on a person’s immigration status. Building a […]
Fair Labor Standards Act
The Fair Labor Standards Act establishes rules that ensure fair pay and other work-related rules. These regulations indicate that employees have the right to receive fair compensation of at least the established minimum wage. It also establishes that employees must pay overtime at the rate of “time and a half” of the employee’s regular hourly […]
How to report a discrimination case?
Unfortunately, employment discrimination is a situation that increasingly occurs in work teams in all types of industries. Discriminatory acts can be jokes, malicious comments, rejections, and mistreatment, among other actions. These situations generally affect the performance of the worker who suffers from them; the worker will likely reduce their performance and lose the desire to […]
What is the Family and Medical Leave Act about?
The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) was put into effect to support employees in times of family or personal difficulty so that they could help their families during serious situations. This law allows employees to request a leave for up to 12 weeks in a period of one year to be absent and take […]
Basic rights every employee must know
All workers deserve to have a safe and comfortable work environment. For this reason, below, we will review some of the basic rights of each worker since it is crucial to know them so as not to overlook any violation of them. Fortunately, California law protects workers’ rights by ensuring that they have the workplace […]
International day for the elimination of racial discrimination
Every March 21, the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is celebrated to bring to our memory the efforts made to eliminate racial discrimination in the world. The reason that March 21 was chosen is that this date commemorates the events of 1960 in Sharpeville. On this date, the police killed around 69 […]
Consequences of illegal retaliation
Working for a company that is committing violations of your rights or where the behavior of your supervisors is intolerable is extremely difficult. However, these situations can become even more complicated if you decide to report someone who commits illegal actions within your workspace. Sometimes, oppressors do not just carry out workers’ rights violations, but […]