Truck Driver Pay Laws

Truck Driver Pay Laws

Truck driver pay laws can be a little confusing – and in some cases, trucking companies fail to pay drivers the overtime they deserve. That’s because the Fair Labor Standards Act, or FLSA, has a Motor Carrier Exemption. But not all drivers fall under that category. If you’re a truck driver, you need to know how truck driver pay laws … 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

On-Call Pay for Hourly Employees

On-Call Pay for Hourly Employees - Glendale Employment Lawyer

On-call pay for hourly employees can be a confusing topic – and you may not even be sure what your employer is supposed to pay you if you’re the one who’s on-call. If you have specific questions about your own situation, it’s a good idea to call a Glendale employment lawyer who can answer them. In the meantime, here’s what … 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

What is an Unpaid Wages Claim?

What is an Unpaid Wages Claim - Glendale Employment Law

The Fair Labor Standards Act, or FLSA, which is enforced by the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division, says that employers must pay employees what they’re owed – and if your employer hasn’t paid you, you could have an unpaid wages claim under California employment law. Unpaid wages are employee earnings that an employer has not paid. When your … Read More

What is FLSA?

If you’re an employee in the private sector or you work for the federal, state or local government, you’re most likely covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act, or FLSA. But what is FLSA, and how does it affect you? What is FLSA? FLSA is the Fair Labor Standards Act, and it governs things like: Minimum wage Overtime pay eligibility … Read More

Independent Contractor Wage and Hour Claims

Many of the requirements that apply to compensating employees do not extend to independent contractors. For that reason, employers often attempt to misclassify workers as independent contractors when they are actually acting as bona fide employees. This is an ongoing issue affecting workers in California as the cost of labor and standards of living continue to rise. Many companies attempt … Read More