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

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