Protect your rights as a worker in California by learning the state’s wage and hour laws. California’s overtime laws are constantly changing. Employers too often shortchange employees on overtime wages, either out of ignorance of the law or an intentional attempt to save money. If you understand the law and your rights, you can put a stop to overtime violations early.
Workers’ compensation is one of your rights as an employee in California. The workers’ compensation program is a no-fault recovery system in which you could receive payment for your medical bills and partial lost wages without needing to prove someone else’s negligence. Almost every worker in California is eligible for workers’ comp.