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

California’s Minimum Wage for 2021

California’s Minimum Wage for 2021

Every year, California’s minimum wage increases – we’re on our way to $15 per hour for all employees across the state by 2023. That means on January 1, 2021, California’s minimum wage is increasing. Here’s what you need to know. California’s Minimum Wage for 2021 The state of California is raising its minimum wage on January 1, 2021. The increase … Read More

List of California Localities That Increased Minimum Wage July 1, 2020

List of California Localities That Increased Minimum Wage July 1, 2020

If you’re like many people, you know that California has been working hard to increase the state minimum wage for several years, and that every January, increases take place across the state. Several municipalities are taking a more aggressive approach than the state is, which means employees who make minimum wage can expect an increase in your pay starting July … Read More

Labor Laws in California: Frequently Asked Questions

Labor Laws in California

Labor laws in California are generally more protective of workers than federal laws are – but what are your rights as an employee in California? How many days can you work in a row without a day off? Can you be fired without reason? This guide explains labor laws in California designed to protect workers and ensure that the state’s … Read More