Workplace Safety and Health
Many local laws and courts have been affected by COVID-19. Please use the search for legal help tool to find a legal aid organization or self help center near you for accurate information and more support.
Read about where to file your lawsuit or case. Information on jurisdiction and venue.
If you cannot afford the filing fee or other court costs, you may qualify to have these fees and costs waived by the court.
What are my rights on the job? Is it ok to do any kind of farm work? Are there other things I can"t do? What if I need help?
A union owes a duty of fair representation to all of the workers it represents. This duty requires that the union act fairly, impartially, and without ill will or discrimination when pursuing a worker"s grievance or when negotiating a new contract with the employer.
As an employee you have the right to file a complaint about workplace and health saftey.
The Constitution; Executive and Administrative Laws; County, Appellate, Supreme Court, and Federal Districts; State Legislation; and Legal Guides.
Whatever the reason, you have the right to represent yourself, to be your own lawyer in all cases in California.
ADR is usually less formal, less expensive, and less time-consuming than a trial.
This section will give you general guidelines for how to best prepare yourself for court.
In most circumstances, employers can terminate employees “at will,” meaning at any time for any reason. And they are not even required by law to give the reason for a discharge. Read more from the links below.
Locate the office by looking at the list of offices or using the alphabetical listing of cities, locations, and communities. Staff are available in person and by telephone.
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Your employer is required to take steps to ensure your safety and health, and to provide you with enough training and protection to do your job safely.
The general rule in California is that employees are considered to employed "at will," meaning that they may be fired at any time by their employers, for any reason or for no reason at all. However, there are important exceptions to the "at will" rule.
With a few exceptions, undocumented workers enjoy all of the legal rights and remedies provided by both Federal and California law.
You have rights protected by state laws.
Your rights as a worker under California state law.
An employee can be protected from suffering unlawful violence or credible threats of violence at the workplace.
What are your rights on the job?
Links to helpful information.
Who has to pay?
Find the contact information for the office near you.
When there are fights between employees and supervisors or between two employees.
To report an emergency, fatality, or imminent life threatening situation please contact our toll free number immediately: (800) 321-OSHA (6742)
Domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking survivors are often afraid of being harmed by an abuser, perpetrator of sexual assault or stalker while at work or are harmed at work by these individuals.
If your employer uses extreme and outrageous conduct.
You can't be punished in some ways for reporting violations.