Is It Wrongful Termination If You're Forced to Quit?
An employer may, in an attempt to avoid liability for a wrongful termination. Click to go to Article
Employees Working 12-Hour Days May Be Owed Back Wages
Hourly employees are entitled to a 30-minute uninterrupted meal period for every 5 hours of work...ours of work. Click to go to Article
When Is An Employment Termination Illegal?
Unfair Does Not Always Mean Illegal. Click to go to Article
Sexual Harassment at Work
Does Not Have to Be Sexually Motivated. Click to go to Article
Can Employees Be Required to Sign a Release To Get A Final Paycheck?
Even if there is a dispute regarding the amount due to the employee, the employer must pay... Click to go to Article
Pre-Programmed Time Clocks Cheat Employees of Wages
California law mandates that employees be paid for all “hours worked.” Click to go to Article
Handling Serious Injuries or A Wrongful Death
Handling Serious Injuries or A Wrongful Death. Click to go to Article
Uninsured Motorist Coverage Protects You and Your Family
Uninsured Motorist (UM) coverage is an essential part for peace-of-mind. Click to go to Article
What to do When Injured on Someone Else's Property
Building owners have a duty to exercise reasonable care of their property. Click to go to Article
Consumer Access to Justice
Through the contingency fee system. Click to go to Article
Protecting Home, Business Owners and Professionals
When insurers break their promise... Click to go to Article
Helping Policy Holders Fight Insurance Bad Faith
Insurance companies must keep good faith and fair dealing under the law. Click to go to Article
Why Workers Lose When Misclassified As Independent Contractors
And what they can do to fight back. Click to go to Article
Should Employees Be Paid For Waiting Time?
Employers need to pay employees “not less than the applicable minimum wage for all hours worked.” in California. Click to go to Article
Long 12-Hour Shifts, No Overtime Pay, and No Breaks?
Missed meal periods also raise the issue of overtime pay. Click to go to Article
Should Employees Be Paid for On-Call or Sleep Time if Not Free...
...to Leave Work Premises? The California Supreme Court ruled that ... Click to go to Article
So You're Fired: Now What?
When an employment relationship ends, do you know how to protect yourself. Click to go to Article
Bridging The Cultural and Linguistic Divide:
Representing Immigrants Require More than Lawyerly Skills. Click to go to Article
Are You Being Paid the Higher Overtime Rate?
The overtime pay required by law is computed on the basis of the employee's “regular rate” of pay... Click to go to Article
Seniors Must Guard Against Financial Elder Abuse
Elder abuse is the neglect, exploitation or “painful or harmful” mistreatment of anyone who is 65 years or older. Click to go to Article
Disability Protections Are Extended to Pregnant Employees
The laws prohibit pregnancy discrimination of pregnant employees. Click to go to Article
Protecting Your Rights Under A Disability Insurance
Disability policies have different definitions of disability. Click to go to Article
Who Is Responsible for Dog Bite Injuries?
The owner is liable whether the bite occurred at a public place or in a private place. Click to go to Article
How Your Internet Activities Can Harm Your Case
People can get hired (or fired) because of their social media activities. Click to go to Article
Distracted Driving: How Safe Are You?
Driver distractions are the leading cause of most vehicle crashes and near-crashes. Click to go to Article
Employer Threats of Deportation Now Illegal
It is a crime for employers to use threats of deportation to exploit immigrant workers. Click to go to Article
Who Should Pay for Homes Damaged by Public Works?
The homeowner has the right to recover damages. Click to go to Article
Give Me A Break . . . or $56.5 Million!
Ten-Year Meal & Rest Breaks Case is a Win for Employees. Click to go to Article
Employee or Independent Contractor?
The Difference May Mean Back Pay for Workers. Click to go to Article
Control Over Workers Contradicts Employer's Claim...
...of Independent Employer Status...a ploy that did not fool the Court of Appeal... Click to go to Article