When Are Employers Required to Pay for Truck Drivers’ Time?

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As products fly off the shelves across the nation due to the recent precautions taken concerning COVID-19 (coronavirus), there has been a rise in the demand for shipping services and truck drivers. As a result, big rig drivers for larger … Continued

California Ruling: Employers Required to Pay Workers if They Are Searched Before Leaving Jobsite

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In a landmark ruling by the California Supreme Court, a new precedent has been set for employment law regarding required searches of employees. The class-action lawsuit, which had been filed by a group of Apple employees, asserted that required searches … Continued

Pay Stubs: How Can I Be Sure That My Employer Prepares Them Correctly?

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If you are employed and living in California, your employer is required to provide you with itemized pay stubs (either paper or online) for every pay period that you have worked. Many of us simply check the amount earned when … Continued

Suitable Seating Law: My Job is Requiring Me to Stand All Shift

Are you working as a cashier this holiday season at Target, Walmart, Home Depot, Walgreens, or other larger chain stores? Are you working as a barista at Starbucks, Peet’s, or Coffee Bean? Or maybe you work as a bank teller … Continued

Workers “On-Call” are Entitled to Compensation in California

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We all like to make extra money during the holidays.  For many millennials, this means a part time-shift at a retail store, often from Black Friday weekend all the way through the Christmas holiday.  However, some employers aren’t sure of … Continued

Donning and Doffing: If You’re Suiting Up, Your Employer Needs to Pay Up!

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The holidays are fast approaching, and many employers will permit overtime and hire extra help to keep up. We highly recommend that you go back over your own company’s safety policies before the start of the crazy season. If you … Continued

You Don’t Have to Continue Working in an Unhealthy Workplace

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When we agree to work for a company, we expect that company to maintain a safe and healthy work environment.  Sadly, that is not always the case.  This is especially true for those who work in a warehouse setting.  Standing … Continued

Can I Recover Damages If I Am a Delivery Contractor?

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Immediacy is everything for consumers in today’s package delivery business. Consumers expect items they order to arrive right after hitting “request” or “purchase” on their smartphones, tablets, or laptops.  Companies like Amazon boost their profits by meeting these feverish demands, … Continued

You Might Have a Wrongful Termination Lawsuit

Getting fired from your job can come as a big surprise. Your employer may have had a good reason to terminate your employment, such as poor performance or tardiness.  But sometimes the reason for your firing is less clear or … Continued