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Bernie Sanders Targets Major Corporation Low Wage Practices
Bernie Sanders Targets Major Corporation Low Wage Practices On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inWage & Hour Law on Friday, September 14, 2018. It’s called the “Stop Bad Employers by Zeroing Out Subsidies” or the “Stop BEZOS Act” and its aim is to target large companies who he says do not pay workers enough. Many people have long complained that the amount of …
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 …
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 …
What are the child labor laws for the entertainment industry?
What are the child labor laws for the entertainment industry? On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inWage & Hour Law on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. California is known for being the film capital of the United States. As such, there is a special need for laws and regulations for the entertainment industry, specifically those pertaining to child labor. It is up to the state to …
What Are California’s Child Labor Laws?
What Are California’s Child Labor Laws? On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inWage & Hour Law on Thursday, March 9, 2017. When it comes to child labor laws, one of the most difficult parts can be understanding what is required in your state. The California Department of Industrial Relations states that children under the age of 16 are required to attend …
Convenience store manager gets back pay
Convenience store manager gets back pay On behalf of The Kaufman Law Firm posted inWage & Hour Law on Friday, September 16, 2016. An overworked convenience store manager received back pay for denied overtime after an investigation by the Wage and Hour Division. The convenience store manager, Mr. Zach Forrestall, worked numerous long hours for his employer despite never receiving overtime. The employer …