The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act: How it Helps Consumers

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act - Glendale Debt Collection Protection

Debt collectors can’t harass you, no matter how much money you owe them – there are laws in place to prevent that. Whether you owe persona, family, or household debt, from credit cards to medical bills, collectors must operate within the confines of the law. If debt collectors are harassing you, you could have legal recourse… and you could be … Read More

Unpaid Expense Reimbursement

Unpaid Expense Reimbursement - Glendale Employment Lawyer

California employers are required to reimburse employees for business expenses, but things don’t always work out that way. Unfortunately, some employers try to pass off operating expenses on employees. Unpaid Expense Reimbursement in Glendale and Los Angeles The state has specific laws in place that give you, an employee, the right to be paid back for expenses you incur while … Read More

Unwanted Telemarketing Calls and Robocalls: What You Need to Know

Unwanted Telemarketing Calls and Robocalls - Telecommunications Lawyer Glendale

When your phone rings during dinner, while you’re putting the baby down for a nap, or when you’re locking the doors and calling it a night, you hope it’s someone important (and someone you actually want to talk to). But sometimes it’s not. Sometimes, it’s even worse – it’s a telemarketer trying to get you to buy something, answer a … Read More

Unpaid Commissions

Unpaid commissions are a common type of wage claim in Glendale and the surrounding communities. If your employer owes you commissions but isn’t paying them, you may have legal recourse. While every case is different, it may be in your best interest to talk to an unpaid commissions attorney who can evaluate your situation and, if possible, represent your best … Read More

Were You Unfairly Fired From Your Job?

Unfairly Fired in Glendale or LA - California Employment Law

If your employer unfairly fired you in the state of California, you may have a wrongful termination claim. But what does that mean, and what would be the benefit of you for filing a lawsuit? What Does “Unfairly Fired” Mean? California is an at-will state, which means employers can fire employees at-will (and likewise, employees can quit at-will). However, there … Read More

What is Racial Discrimination in the Workplace?

Racial Discrimination in the Workplace - Glendale Racial Discrimination Attorney

Racial discrimination in the workplace is illegal—here in Glendale and everywhere else in the U.S.—but unfortunately, that doesn’t mean that it doesn’t happen. In fact, it happens far too often, resulting in disrupted lives, the loss of employment, and in many cases, the loss of faith in others’ humanity. If you’ve been a victim of racial discrimination in the workplace, … Read More

Starbucks docked worker for meal breaks he couldn’t take, lawsuit says

August 8, 2017 LOS ANGELES — Starbucks Corp. required a delivery driver with its Evolution Fresh juice subsidiary to check and respond to his manager’s dictates through meal and rest breaks — and then was docked pay despite being kept on duty, according to a lawsuit filed Friday. Drivers also were required to remain on duty and use their company-issued cellphones … Read More

PRESS RELEASE: Class action lawsuit filed against Petaluma Poultry over unpaid wages

June 12, 2017  PETALUMA, CALIF. — A lawsuit filed on behalf of current and former Petaluma Poultry workers claims the meat processor repeatedly violated a variety of California wage and labor laws over the past four years.  According to the lawsuit, which is seeking class-action status, Petaluma Poultry failed to pay workers for time spent changing out of protective gear at the … Read More

California Wage and Hour Disputes: Unpaid Wages

California Wage and Hour Disputes Lawyer

California wage and hour disputes are, unfortunately, too common. These types of disputes typically arise from issues regarding: Unpaid wages Overtime issues Vacation pay problems Unpaid wages are among the most common disputes that turn into wage and hour claims in court. What Are Unpaid Wages? When your employer owes you money for working but doesn’t pay, you could have … Read More

PRESS RELEASE: Amazon fulfillment center workers owed unpaid wages, lawsuit says

Claim: In California, the online shopping behemoth shaves wages through timeclock system and failure to pay for split shifts August 1, 2017 LOS ANGELES — Two of Amazon’s California fulfillment centers are rounding clock-in and clock-out times, shaving a few minutes of time – and wages – from thousands of employees’ paychecks, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday in California … Read More