Fired while on Medical Leave?

Fired While on Medical Leave? Learn About Your Rights! One night, while slicing the dinner roast, you accidentally cut yourself on the palm. Your spouse rushes you to the emergency room, where you get stitches…

Is Your Company Reimbursing You for Work-From-Home Expenses?

Is Your Company Reimbursing You for Work-From-Home Expenses? Working from home? Many California employers transitioned to a remote workforce after the pandemic began. Some say that they intend to maintain this practice moving forward, citing…

Independent Contractor or Employee?

Independent Contractor or Employee? In January, the US Department of Labor announced a final rule that clarifies the standard for determining independent contractor vs. employee status under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This final…

New California Minimum Wage Laws for 2021

New California Minimum Wage Laws for 2021 If you’re an employee, in most cases there’s a minimum amount that your employer must pay you. That amount is called the “minimum wage.”  The issue of raising…

Is Your Company Reimbursing You for Work-From-Home Expenses?

Is Your Company Reimbursing You for Work-From-Home Expenses? Are you owed expense reimbursements from your company? Many California employers transitioned to a remote workforce after the pandemic began. Some say that they intend to maintain…

Is your employer violating your rights?

Is your employer violating your rights? Businesses make mistakes. Whether intentional or not, employers miscalculate wages or overtime, discriminate, neglect to give employees proper rest and meal breaks, and make a host of other violations.…

Fired After COVID-19? Was it Legal?

Fired After COVID-19? Was it Legal? When you were laid off from your job, your boss was highly apologetic. He reiterated that it was not you: COVID-19 has been wreaking havoc with your industry, and…
Having trouble getting a refund for canceled travel due to Coronavirus? Here are 5 steps to help you get a refund for your travel as well as our Free Travel Refund Letter Templates that you…

COVID-19: What California Employees Need to Know Now

Wondering what new sick pay and emergency FMLA leave laws apply to California employees as a result of the novel coronavirus pandemic? Know your sick pay and leave rights with our comprehensive COVID-19 Guide for…

California Employees: 6 New Laws You Should Know For 2020

2019 was a busy year for the California legislature. By the end of the legislative session, Governor Gavin Newsom signed nearly 900 laws! Many of these new laws affect California workers and were inspired by the #MeToo movement,…

WHISTLEBLOWER AND RETALIATION LAWS IN CALIFORNIA

Whistleblowers play an important role in society, helping to protect everything from the integrity of our financial system to the safety of our workplaces and the quality of our healthcare. But, wrongdoers have a powerful…