Monthly Archive for: ‘February, 2010’

Genetic Information Nondisclosure Act (“GINA”)

On November 21, 2009, the federal Genetic Information Nondisclosure Act (“GINA”) went into effect for employers.  GINA elevates “genetic information” to a protected status under Title VII, the federal law that prohibits discrimination in the workplace.  GINA creates yet another remedy for employees who have suffered discrimination on the basis of their genetic information and/or retaliation for asserting their rights under GINA.  …

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I am Working Overtime and Not Being Paid, Is There Anything I Can Do?

Whether or not you should be paid for overtime worked depends on whether or not you are an “exempt” employee or a “non-exempt” employee. Employees who are exempt, generally salary employees, do not get paid overtime. However, non-exempt employees should be paid for those hours worked. Under both federal and California law, exempt employees are salaried executives, administrative and …

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