Category: Health & Safety
Can I Use Sick Leave for a Mental Health Day in California?
With the stress of burnout, the aftermath of COVID-19, and high employee turnover rates, it’s not hard to guess that everyone is struggling with mental health. But can you use your sick days to take a mental health day off work in California? In short – yes you can. Sick days are not specifically designated…
Orange County Workplace Safety
Lion tamers and tightrope walkers have rights to a work environment characterized by workplace safety. Employers must comply with certain safety standards required by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Act and state laws. Employers must provide a workplace that is free from recognized hazards that are likely to cause death or severe physical harm….
Firm May Be Liable for Assault by Co-Worker
Employee Rights Attorney Orange County, CA Q: “I was an employee at a firm for about six months. One day, one of my co-workers who has a bad temper spit in my face during a discussion. “I immediately reported the incident to my supervisor, but he did not do anything to rectify the situation. I…