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?

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? 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

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

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 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

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