What Can You Do if You’re a Misclassified Employee in California?

What Can You Do if You’re a Misclassified Employee in California - LA Employment Lawyers Yeremian and Associates

If you’re like many people, you know that salary misclassification is a serious problem in California – and that it often results in employees being paid less than they deserve, being denied worker protections, and losing certain labor rights. But what can you do if you’re a misclassified employee in California? This guide explains. What Can You Do if You’re … Read More

FMLA Updates for 2021

FMLA Updates for 2021

The Family and Medical Leave Act, or FMLA, is a bit of a living document – and these are the changes you need to know about this year. FMLA Updates for 2021 As of 2021, a handful of changes to FMLA have come from the California state legislature and federal agencies. However, some other changes have come into effect through … Read More

Do You Need a Los Angeles Employment Law Attorney?

Los Angeles Employment Law Attorney - Glendale and LA Employment Lawyers

If you’re like many people in LA, Glendale and the surrounding communities, you could benefit from talking to a Los Angeles employment law attorney. But if you’re like many people, you don’t know exactly what a labor and employment attorney does – or when you should consult one. Here’s what you need to know. What is a Labor and Employment … Read More

Overtime Laws

Overtime Laws - Los Angeles Employment Lawyer

If you’re an hourly worker in California, you need to know about overtime laws – what they are, which workers they protect, and who’s exempt from overtime law protections. This guide walks you through federal overtime laws, such as the Fair Labor Standards Act, and California’s state laws. What Are Overtime Laws in the U.S.? Is overtime required by law? … Read More

California Vacation Pay Laws: What You Need to Know

California Vacation Pay Laws

California vacation pay laws don’t require employers to provide employees with paid vacations – but if you do work for an employer that does offer paid vacations, there are rules in place to help protect your benefits.  These employers must follow certain guidelines because vacation time is considered a form of wages that an employee earns. What Are the California … Read More

California Employment Discrimination Law and Its Enforcement

California Discrimination and Employment Law and Its Enforcement

The Department of Fair Employment and Housing, or DFEH, handles California employment discrimination law and its enforcement. Discrimination occurs when someone receives less favorable treatment because they have a specific characteristic – one that’s protected by law – and if it’s happened to you, you could have legal recourse. California Employment Discrimination Law and Its Enforcement California’s Fair Employment and … Read More

What is a Class Action Lawsuit?

What is a Class Action Lawsuit - Los Angeles and Glendale Employment Class Action

If you’re like most people, you’ve heard of class action lawsuits – maybe you’ve even seen television commercials and ads on your Facebook news feed about signing up to participate in one. But what is this type of lawsuit, and how does it work? How many people have to participate in one, and what happens when you win? This guide … Read More

Reporting Time Pay in the Retail Industry: An Analysis of Ward v. Tilly’s

This article will discuss a recent case out of the Second Appellate District of the California Court of Appeals, Ward v. Tilly’s, Inc. On February 4, 2019, the Court determined that an employee who works in retail is entitled to “reporting time pay”, when the employer schedules that employee for “on-call shifts” and requires that employee to call in two … Read More

FLSA Regulations on Pay

FLSA Regulations - California Employment Law

The Fair Labor Standards Act, or FLSA, regulations say that your employer has to pay you for certain hours worked – but what are those hours, and what can you do if you’re not paid for working them? FLSA Regulations on Pay Under FLSA, your employer has to pay you for all compensable time. Compensable time is time that you … Read More

Hourly Employees Working Off the Clock

Hourly Employees Working Off the Clock - Glendale Employment Lawyer

Hourly employees working off the clock, under the Fair Labor Standards Act, should usually be paid – and overtime rules should apply. Otherwise, the employer may be breaking the law. Working off the clock can include things like: Staying late (after you’ve already punched out or your shift is over) to help out around the workplace Going to work early … Read More