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Wage disputes And Unpaid Commissions. When things get complicated
Wage disputes And Unpaid Commissions. When things get complicated On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inWage & Hour Law on Friday, June 8, 2018. Wages are supposed to be simple right? Well in some cases, like hourly wages they are. Say if you get paid $25 an hour then you multiply that by the amount of hours you work, and multiply again by the …
How a Misclassification Cost a Trucking Company $5 Million
How a Misclassification Cost a Trucking Company $5 Million On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inEmployment Law on Thursday, January 18, 2018. Very few of us work for the fun if – you go to work because you need to earn a living to support yourself or your family. A dispute over your wages or working hours can quickly become a very …
How to Tackle Unequal Pay and Gender Discrimination at Work (When You Aren’t a Celebrity With Huge Social Media Following)
How to Tackle Unequal Pay and Gender Discrimination at Work (When You Aren’t a Celebrity With Huge Social Media Following) On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inLos Angeles on Thursday, January 11, 2018. Unequal pay between men and women – aka gender wage gap – in Los Angeles and all across California has been well-documented for decades… But people are starting to REALLY talk about it just now. And it’s not a bad …
When does independent contractor mean underpaid employee?
When does independent contractor mean underpaid employee? On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inWage & Hour Law on Tuesday, August 29, 2017. The misclassification of employees is a growing problem all over the United States as companies choose to utilize the services of independent contractors in place of hiring employees. Sourcing out certain work can save a lot of money for companies …
What can you recover with a wage claim?
What can you recover with a wage claim? On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inWage & Hour Law on Sunday, August 27, 2017. It can be hard to earn enough to live on in California, especially if you are on minimum wage. The last thing you need is for those wages to go unpaid, or for you not to receive the full sum …
California passes bill to raise minimum hourly wage to $15
California passes bill to raise minimum hourly wage to $15 On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inWage & Hour Law on Tuesday, August 15, 2017. Governor Jerry Brown received a brokered bill to raise the minimum hourly wage in California to $15 by 2022. This bill was the result of weeks of negotiations between lawmakers and labor representatives. The bill was on an expedited voting …
Truck driver wins $180,000 following wage dispute
Truck driver wins $180,000 following wage dispute On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inWage & Hour Law on Saturday, August 12, 2017. Throughout California, many hardworking people still struggle to cover their basic expenses. The cost of living can be high and even if you hold down multiple jobs, it is not always easy to make ends meet. This is made worse …
New bill to aid workers in reclaiming unpaid wages
New bill to aid workers in reclaiming unpaid wages On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inWage & Hour Law on Friday, August 4, 2017. For many workers, the weekly wage is just enough to pay the rent and cover the bare essentials. For some, it’s a struggle even to do that much. Imagine, then, how much harder it becomes when all of a sudden …
Do Nursing Mothers Get Mandatory Breaks?
Do Nursing Mothers Get Mandatory Breaks? On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inWage & Hour Law on Thursday, June 22, 2017. Wage & hour laws in California relate to a number of different topics, from overtime pay to how many hours can be worked in a given pay period. Wage & hour laws also include language regarding mandatory breaks for nursing …
Workplace breaks explained
Workplace breaks explained On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inWage & Hour Law on Thursday, May 4, 2017. If you are an employee in California, it can be difficult to know what the law says about when and how often you can take breaks from work. Some employers may give you exact guidelines, but others may not. No …
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