What’s in a name? Tons. In California, you can sue your employer for tons for willfully misclassifying you as an independent contractor.
Employers have an incentive to make employees make up time before or after PTO: they won’t owe overtime. But California law restricts this practice.
Many employees who don’t get vacation readily agree to comp time in lieu of overtime wages. But California law strictly regulates this practice.
On TV, maids and other live-ins work for free. In real life, California law entitles them to the minimum wage, overtime, and rest.
Santa Monica residents make people sick – literally. Luckily, the city’s new paid sick leave law is just what the doctor ordered.