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Is It Illegal to Work 7 Days a Week in California? 

Your employer can set your work schedule, but are there limits to its authority? Can you work 7 days in a row in California? If you are working 7 days in a row in California, your employer could be subject to civil or criminal penalties, depending on your circumstances.  If you would like to speak […]

pregnant employee rights california

You may be asking yourself, What are my rights as a pregnant employee in California? When it comes to pregnant employee rights, California has some of the most progressive labor laws in the country. During pregnancy, Golden State employees are entitled to a host of rights and benefits, ensuring that their career growth and financial […]

how many hours is part-time in California

You may wonder how many hours are considered part-time in California and how time clock laws affect your rights. Read on to determine whether your employer violated time clock laws in determining part-time hours in California. California employees possess a legal right to compensation in the event their employers violate time clock laws. The Fair […]

the California WARN act

Because of worker mistreatment, the government enacts labor laws to protect employees. One of these laws, the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act, protects workers when companies plan mass layoffs. California’s WARN Act expands on the federal WARN Act, providing additional protection for workers. Here, we’ll highlight key things to know about the California […]

California wage and hour statute of limitations

What is the California wage and hour statute of limitations? Many non-exempt California employees are unhappy because their employers are not paying them all the wages they deserve. You qualify as a nonexempt employee if you may receive minimum wage and overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  If this situation sounds familiar […]

employment laws california

The pandemic and focus on social issues in 2020 brought to light many holes in worker protections nationwide. The state legislature updated California employee laws to shift focus to greater worker protections. This article explores some of the more important updates to California employment law. Minimum Wage California minimum wage increases to $15.00 by the […]

The Affordable Care Act reduced the full-time threshold from 40 hours to 30 hours regarding when certain employers must offer healthcare. Outside of the ACA, however, it is still up to the states to decide minimum hours for full-time work. Are you wondering, What is considered full-time in California? In California, full-time employment is typically […]

What to Do If an Employer Made a Mistake on Your Paycheck

If you notice an error on your paycheck, you might think, “My employer made a mistake on my paycheck; what do I do?” The first step is to review the information on your pay stub carefully. Your objective should be to pinpoint the exact cause of the discrepancy, whether it relates to work hours, pay […]

What Happens to Employees Who Accuse Their Company of Retaliation for Filing a Sexual Harassment Complaint

If you’ve ever asked yourself, “What happens to employees who accuse their company of retaliation for filing a sexual harassment complaint?” This post is for you. Keep reading to delve into the specific challenges that employees reporting retaliation often face and the legal protections available after filing a sexual harassment complaint, as well as the […]

performance improvement plan lawsuit

Understanding employer-employee workplace dynamics is crucial, particularly when it involves issues related to an employee Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) and its potential for litigation. If you’re an employee seeking clarity on a Performance Improvement Plan lawsuit and how to file one, you’re in the right place. This article will delve into what you should know […]