Do you believe your employer has violated California wage and hour laws?

If you work in California, you deserve to be paid fairly and treated with respect. Unfortunately, many employees are not paid for their work or overtime hours. Wage and hour laws in California require companies to pay their employees overtime when they work more than 8 hours in a day or more than 40 hours […]

What is Worker Misclassification?

When working in the state of California, you are either an independent contractor or an employee. Employees and independent contractors are two different classifications under labor and employment laws. There are several differences between them and while that classification may seem like a minor detail, it is crucial to be aware of it so you […]

What is employment discrimination?

Losing your job is a stressful and challenging situation, especially when it happens suddenly. Like in many states other states, employees in California work at will. This means that an employee can be fired at any time for any reason or no reason. When this happens, it is essential to discover if you have grounds […]

Some Useful Links for You to Get Started 4

It seems like you’re running a default WordPress website. Here are a few useful links to get you started: Migration How to use WordPress Migrator Plugin? Migrate WordPress from Siteground to Cloudways Migrate WordPress from GoDaddy to Cloudways General How do I take my website live from Cloudways? How to manage WordPress via WP-CLI on […]

The Always-On-Call Attitude of Remote Work (is Illegal)

Every manager and team handled the transition to remote work a little differently. Some adapted easily, their workflow almost unchanged except without hellos over the morning coffee pot. A few even thrived, finding a better workflow from home than they did in the office. Many managers, however, floundered in the face of leading their teams […]

The FLSA and Employer-Controlled Time

In 2020, the California Supreme Court found that Apple was violating fair labor laws by requiring employees to wait for bag checks before leaving the premises. It was ruled that because the checks were primarily for Apple’s benefit and were met with disciplinary action when skipped, this bag checking legally constituted a timef in which […]

Have I Been Misclassified? You Could Have a Case

As per the California labor laws, employers should pay their employees minimum wages, overtime, provide rest breaks, and pay payroll taxes. However, you may not receive these benefits in case your employer misclassifies you as an independent contractor.  When a non-exempt employee is misclassified, they are no longer under the protection of the law. Note […]

Who Should You Tell If You Aren’t Being Properly Paid?

The amount of money in your paycheck is a very important number. It’s your rate of pay for the hours you’ve worked. It’s your legal compensation for the role you are contractually pledged to fulfill. But when that number is wrong, your employer is in violation of fair labor law and your employment contract. The […]