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Feds, States Cracking Down On Employee Misclassification

October 20, 2021

Employer misclassification of workers as independent contractors has hurt workers and the states where they live in many significant ways for several decades. Annually, it…

Elements of A Personal Injury Case

October 13, 2021

In straightforward terms. Successfully asserting a right to collect damages in a personal injury case means proving that another party’s negligent conduct caused your injuries.…

FAQ Regarding Paydays, Pay Periods, And Final Wages

October 06, 2021

California employers must establish a regular payday and are also required to post a notice of the day, time, and location of payment. An employee who…

What Is A Protected Class?

September 29, 2021

Federal and state employment laws protect California employees from workplace discrimination. This means that if your employer subjects you to unlawful negative treatment based on…

What If A Worker Doesn’t Use Vacation Time In California?

September 22, 2021

While some states mandate that employers must pay workers for unused vacation time when terminated, most states utilize a “use-it-or-lose-it” system where current employees are not compensated if…

Frequently Asked Questions About COVID Testing & Vaccination

September 15, 2021

The COVID-19 delta variant continues to surge despite vaccination rates rising in more places throughout the country. Here are answers to some frequently asked questions…

What You Need To Know About Your Wage Statement

September 08, 2021

California employers are legally required by Labor Code § 226 to provide accurate, itemized wage statements showing “all applicable hourly rates in effect during the…

Frequently Asked Questions About Meal Periods

September 01, 2021

Meal and rest break compliance is often a problem for many California employers. California workers must understand any California laws that apply to meal and…

President Biden Signs Executive Order Regarding Non-Compete Agreements

August 25, 2021

In July of 2021, President Joe Biden signed an Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy (“Order”). The purpose of this action is…