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

How to Identify Gender Discrimination in the Workplace

In the age of #MeToo, we as citizens must be more vigilant than ever to spot the signs of gender inequality and put it out of commission whenever possible. In places like a male-dominated workplace, that’s easier said than done. … 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

Harassment During Holiday Office Parties

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Just because you’re “off the clock,” doesn’t make it right for your coworkers to act inappropriately around you. If you have recently attended an office party and found yourself in an uncomfortable or inappropriate situation, then you may have a … 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

Holiday Workers in the Beauty Industry: Are You Being Shorted on Pay and Breaks?

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Are you working at a beauty salon or makeup counter such as at Sephora, Ulta, Nordstroms or Bloomingdales over the holidays? If you are a freelancer employed by an outside company, or an independent contractor performing your job much like … 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

Wireless Employees and Retail Workers: Is Your Bonus Too Low?

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It’s great to work for a company that rewards its employees. Nothing is better during a work period than receiving a bonus from your company. It’s a wonderful feeling to be recognized, and the extra financial compensation certainly helps pay … Continued

Commission Plan: Is it In Writing and Signed by Both You and Your Employer?

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If you work in a commission-based job, every role you have as part of the sale makes a difference. Sometimes commission-based jobs are simple – you earn a certain percentage for each sale you have converted. But there are times … Continued