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

Can I Get Overtime Pay As a Truck Driver Who Crosses State Lines?

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Working as an interstate truck driver often means long days on the road. But what happens when the road trip extends beyond the eight-hour workday because of traffic, a mechanical problem, or any other reason? The Carter Law Firm, an … 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

Flight Attendants – Are You Getting Paid Fairly?

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If you’re a flight attendant, you know there is a long list of duties you have to perform that aren’t necessarily visible to the passengers.  The truth is, you don’t get enough credit for all that you do to ensure … Continued