California’s Policy For On-Call And Standby Time Pay

April 25, 2024 Legal Team
California has some of the best workplace protections for workers in the country. However, these protections are only effective when people are aware of them. For instance, California has standards for when employees are on-call for their employer and what those employees are owed due to their standby status.  So, in this guide, we’ll...
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Can You Be Wrongfully Terminated Based On Marital Status?

April 16, 2024 Legal Team
If you’re employed as a W2 worker in California, you may be unsure of all the rights you are afforded and how you’re protected in your employment when on the job.  In this guide, we’ll be discussing how California protects the rights of employees based on aspects of their identity, such as their marital...
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Explaining the California Family Rights Act (CFRA)

April 10, 2024 Legal Team
California offers many benefits to workers in the course of their employment. One such protection is governed by the California Family Rights Act, also known as the Moore-Brown-Roberti Family Rights Act or CFRA. CFRA allows workers to take a leave of absence from their role due under specific circumstances.  CFRA leave is job-protected, meaning...
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How Misclassification Can Impact Independent Contractors

March 21, 2024 Legal Team
In the gig economy era, the distinction between employees and independent contractors has become increasingly blurred, leading to a rise in misclassification cases. While independent contractors enjoy flexibility and autonomy, misclassification can have profound legal, financial, and societal implications.  What is Misclassification? Misclassification occurs when workers are wrongly classified as independent contractors rather than...
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Can you Sue Your Employer for Lunch Break Violations?

March 14, 2024 Legal Team
California law mandates that employees be provided with meal breaks depending on the duration of their shift. Failure to adhere to these regulations can result in your right to sue. Understanding California Lunch Break Laws Under California labor laws, non-exempt employees are entitled to a 30-minute uninterrupted meal break if they work more than...
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