What Rights Do Employees Have in California?

What Rights Do Employees Have in California - Los Angeles and Glendale Employment Attorneys

If you’re like many people, you’re aware that as a worker in the state of California, you have some rights – but you may not know exactly what they are or how to exercise them. This guide explains what rights employees have in California and what happens if your employer fails to meet them. What Rights Do Employees Have in … Read More

What to Do if Your Employer Misclassifies You as An Exempt Employee

What to Do if Your Employer Misclassifies You as An Exempt Employee - Los Angeles Salary Misclassification Lawyer

Some employees in California are exempt from overtime protections – but most are entitled to them. But what can you do if your employer misclassifies you as an exempt employee when you’re really a nonexempt employee? This guide explains. What to Do if Your Employer Misclassifies You as An Exempt Employee Sometimes employers make mistakes, and sometimes job descriptions evolve … Read More

The Definitive Guide to Exempt Employees in California

Guide to Exempt Employees in California - California Labor Lawyers in Los Angeles and Glendale

If you’re like most people, you know some workers in California are exempt and some are nonexempt. But which one are you, and what do those two terms refer to? This guide explains whether you’re an exempt employee or you’re a nonexempt employee – and what the differences are between the two. The Definitive Guide to Exempt Employees in California … Read More

What Happens to Employers That Intentionally Misclassify Employees in California?

What Happens to Employers That Intentionally Misclassify Employees in California - Los Angeles Employment Attorneys

Unfortunately, some employers misclassify their employees to get out of paying them appropriately, offering certain benefits, and ensuring that the workers get the labor rights they deserve. But what happens to employers that intentionally misclassify employees in California – do they get into trouble, and are they required to compensate their misclassified workers? Here’s what you need to know. What … Read More

What is the Federal Economic Realities Test?

What is the Federal Economic Realities Test - California Employment Lawyers

When a federal court has to determine whether a worker is an employee or a contractor, it uses something called the economic realities test. In many ways, the economic realities test is a lot like the state of California’s manner and means test. What is the Federal Economic Realities Test? The federal economic realities test is a test that determines … Read More

Who is Subject to California’s Manner and Means Test?

Federal Manner and Means Test - Glendale Employment Lawyers

California’s manner and means test is a test that determines whether a worker is an independent contractor or an employee – and that’s important, because contractors and employees are entitled to different protections when it comes to pay, benefits, and even discrimination and harassment in the workplace. Only some people are subject to the manner and means test; other workers … Read More

Fair Wages in California: FAQ

FAQ on Fair Wages in California - Yeremian Law in Glendale and Los Angeles

If you’re like most people, you know that your employer has to pay you fair wages for the hours you work – but what are fair wages, and is there a “fair wage act” that governs how much an employer must pay? This guide explains. FAQ on Fair Wages in California The Fair Labor Standards Act, or FLSA, governs how … Read More

What Are Illegal Payroll Deductions?

What are Illegal Payroll Deductions

If you’re like many people, you know that your employer makes deductions from your paycheck – but did you know that some of them may be unlawful? This guide explains illegal payroll deductions and what you can do if money is missing from your paycheck. What Are Illegal Payroll Deductions? Illegal payroll deductions, by definition, are monies that your employer … Read More

My Employer Didn’t Pay Me – What Can I Do?

My Employer Didn’t Pay Me – What Can I Do

Workers in California have rights – including the right to be paid a fair wage for work. But if you’re like many people, you’re in a tough spot: Your employer hasn’t paid you what you’re owed, and you need to know what to do. My Employer Didn’t Pay Me – What Can I Do? Many people come to us and … Read More

Is Working Off the Clock Illegal in California?

Is Working Off the Clock Illegal in California - Yeremian Law, Employment Lawyers in Glendale

Is working off the clock illegal in California? How many hours can you work a day, and can your employer pay you in cash to keep you from racking up overtime hours? Here’s what you need to know. What is Working Off the Clock? Working off the clock is the phrase people use when they’re at work, performing the duties … Read More