Category: Benefits

Mission Viejo Employee Rights

Throughout most of history, the employer was king.  The boss established the work hours, the pay and the conditions. In the late 1800s, Upton Sinclair wrote a book called The Jungle that detailed the abuses of the slaughterhouses in Chicago.  This awoke the public to...

Deadlines on Orange County Employee Rights

Procrastinators beware: there are deadlines on your Orange County employee rights! Justice must be executed swiftly to be effective and is compromised by undue delay. Memories, as well as the availability of witnesses and documents, fade over time. Possible wrongdoing...

Orange County Jury Duty Leave Rights

Trial by jury is a Constitutional right. Accordingly, an employer can’t fire you for serving on a jury. You have jury duty leave rights. Usually, you don’t have to use your vacation days for your jury time either. If you are a salaried employee, your...

Continuing Employee Health Insurance Orange County

Losing your employee health insurance, along with your job, could be devastating. According to law, your employer must provide notice of your opportunity to continue your employee health insurance if your employment ends for any reason, except for gross misconduct....

Orange County Unemployment Benefits Advice

I was fired so I cannot get unemployment benefits. This is a common misconception I often hear from clients. It is too bad because many of these workers may be unwittingly failing to claim thousands of dollars of unemployment compensation. Certainly layoffs are the...

Orange County Employee Outplacement Options

Your employer has just fired you in one breath and in the next offers you free outplacement services to find a new job. Employers often pay for outplacement services because fired employees who find a new job quickly are less likely to sue for wrongful termination....