Explaining California’s 4 Hour Minimum Shift Law

December 25, 2023 Legal Team
California’s 4-hour minimum shift law is designed to ensure fair treatment and compensation for employees, particularly those who may be scheduled for shorter shifts.  California's 4-Hour Minimum Pay Rule According to California’s 4-hour minimum pay rule, also known as the reporting time pay law, if an employee is scheduled to work a shift and...
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What is California’s New Bereavement Leave Requirement?

December 11, 2023 Legal Team
California has expanded its employee protections by mandating most private employers to provide up to five days of bereavement leave for the death of a covered family member. Assembly Bill 1949, signed by Governor Newsom, became effective on January 1, 2023. Bereavement Leave Requirements Previously, bereavement leave in California was solely dependent on an...
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How Much Will an Employment Lawyer Cost?

December 3, 2023 Legal Team
Dealing with workplace issues, such as wrongful termination, discrimination, or wage disputes, can be emotionally and financially challenging. While skilled legal representation is crucial in protecting your rights, the financial aspect is a valid concern. Here is a breakdown of factors that can influence how much an employment lawyer will cost. Fee Structures Employment...
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What Rights Do Military Service Members Have in the Workplace Under USERRA?

November 30, 2023 Legal Team
The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) is a federal law designed to protect the rights of individuals who serve in the military, ensuring that they are not disadvantaged in their civilian employment due to their military service. Here's an exploration of the key rights that military service members have in the...
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What is the Statute of Limitations for Filing Employment-Related Claims?

November 28, 2023 Legal Team
In California, employees have legal rights and protections under various state and federal employment laws that allow them to pursue claims. However, these rights are subject to a time limit known as the statute of limitations. If you miss the deadline, you will likely lose your right to pursue legal action.  Discrimination Claims Discrimination...
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