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Mar 01
Time Rounding By Employer - Impact To Hourly Employees

Are you an hourly employee working in California? If so, your employer may round your time, a system that should ensure that you are paid for the time you work, but can lead to unfair outcomes, in which case you may be entitled to compensation under California law.

Oct 19
Proposition 22 To Change Gig Economy In California

If you are a gig worker in California, you have probably heard of Assembly Bill 5. Passed into law in early 2020, AB5 reclassified many independent...

Aug 26
Q & A: California Employment Law and the Rights of Salespeople

Compared to many states, California is home to decent labor laws—especially for most hourly workers...

Jul 09
Does Working From Home Affect A Salesperson’s Compensation?

Your outside sales position may look completely different when compared to a few months ago. If your traveling role has undergone a drastic shift...

Jul 09
When Do You Qualify For Overtime At A Car Dealership?

Earning overtime can really help out when the car dealership is light on business. You may have trouble hitting your monthly targets when the lot is dry...

Nov 25
Frontier Law Center Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Bitmain, Alleges Unauthorized Cryptocurrency Mining

On November 19, 2018, Frontier Law Center filed a class action lawsuit against Bitmain Inc. and parent company Bitmain Technologies, Ltd...

May 16
What is a PAGA Claim?

Employees may, under The Private Attorney General Act (“PAGA”), bring a private right of action against employers to collect penalties on the state’s Labor...

May 16
“On Call” Breaks Violate the California Labor Code

Does your employer require you to be “on call” during rest periods? These policies may now violate the California Labor Code and Wage Orders...

May 16
What Constitutes Wrongful Termination in California?

Were you terminated by your employer? In California, absent a “contract, express or implied, limiting the employer’s right to discharge the employee...

May 16
What Are Waiting Time Penalties?

If you quit your job, were fired, or laid off, your employer has a specific period of time under California Law to give you your final paycheck for all wages owed to you...

May 16
A Reexamination of Independent Contractor vs. Employee Status in 2018

Have you been working as an independent contractor but would like the protections of an employee (e.g. minimum wage, rest periods, etc.)? On 4/30/2018..

May 16
What is an Illegal Rounding Policy?

Does your employer have a policy of rounding your work hours? Such policies may be illegal if it results in a lower pay over time...

May 16
California’s New Paid Sick Leave Policies

Under the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014, if you are working in the State of California for 30 days or more in a year, your employer..

Mar 16
Employee Breaks Must be “Duty-Free”

As an employee, you are entitled under the law to “duty-free” meal periods. However, the California Supreme Court iBrinker Restaurant Corp v. Superior Court

May 16
Are State PAGA Claims Subject to Arbitration Agreements?

Are you considering bringing a California Private Attorney General Act (“PAGA”) claim against your employer in state court but want to know if the case is required to be brought in arbitration instead?

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