A written statement submitted in a trial or appellate proceeding that explains one side's legal and factual arguments.
|Burden of proof
The duty to prove disputed facts. In civil cases, a plaintiff generally has the burden of proving his or her case.
|California Employment Lawyers Association
|California Equal Pay Law
The California Equal Pay Law requires employers to provide equal pay for equal work at the same establishment without regard to sex
|California Government Code Section 11135
|California Labor Code Section 132a
|California Labor Commissioner's Office
The mission of the California Labor Commissioner's Office is to ensure a just day's pay in every workplace in the State and to promote economic justice through robust enforcement of labor laws. By combating wage theft, protecting workers from retaliation, and educating the public, we put earned wages into workers' pockets and help level the playing field for law-abiding employers. This office is also known as the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE).
|California Wage Orders
|Cause of action
A legal claim.
|Civil Rights Act of 1964
|Civil Rights Act of 1991
lawsuit in which one or more members of a large group, or class, of individuals or other entities sue on behalf of the entire class.
|Collective Bargaining Agreement
The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States, which relies on the articulation of legal principles in a historical succession of judicial decisions. Common law principles can be changed by legislation.