Are 10-Minute Rest Breaks Mandatory in California?

April 2, 2021 Legal Team
Are 10-minute Breaks Mandatory in CA?10-minute rest breaks are mandatory in California for every four hours worked. This means that an employee who works a seven-hour shift is allowed to have two 10-minute breaks. If the employer fails to provide the 10-minute rest period, they are in violation of the laws and you may...
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How Many Days Can My Boss Schedule Me Without a Day Off?

March 4, 2021 Legal Team
For any employee, the ability to reset and get a day off is important. Workplace injuries can arise in physical and mental forms, and without a day off, it can be a dangerous situation for you to encounter. It’s important to recognize California’s laws regarding scheduling and days off.If your employer wrongfully schedules you...
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Can I Be Fired for Refusing Overtime?

February 9, 2021 Legal Team
Employment termination can be a slippery slope. One of the more confusing situations can arise when an employer asks an employee to work overtime. If you are an employee and you refuse to work overtime, it’s important to recognize what issues you may encounter.A refusal to work overtime hours upon request can create some...
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Time Off for Holidays and Holiday Pay Under California Law

December 9, 2020 Legal Team
All throughout California, many employers offer their employees holidays off with pay. Some may offer you hours that you can work on holidays, and they pay you additional holiday time wages as compensation. This arrangement sounds like a great idea, but it is not the case for everyone.Employees should recognize the state of California’s...
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What Is California’s Equal Pay Act and Does it Impact Me?

November 16, 2020 Legal Team
Wage inequality is a form of workplace discrimination, and while it is illegal on both a state and federal level in California, wage gaps continue to persist to this day. The good news is that recent California legislation has improved the rights of women workers across the state by strengthening laws that make it...
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