7 Deadly Sins of Unequal Pay

7 Deadly Sins of Unequal Pay On January 1, 2016, the California Fair Pay Act, went through a renaissance, with a new amendment authored by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson, that turned California’s Fair Pay Act into one of the toughest equal pay laws in the nation. If you are a woman earning less than your male […]

Devil’s in the Details: Mandatory Arbitration & Your Employment Documents

Mandatory arbitration provisions in employment documents that employees must sign if they want to begin work represent the hallmark of unequal bargaining power, with employers demanding, in effect, that employees abandon legal protections as a pre-condition to collecting a paycheck. These clauses are sometimes hidden within the piles of paperwork that employees sign when they […]