CA Employment Law FAQ

Category: Employment Labor Law FAQ

HOW TO CALCULATE DOUBLE OVERTIME PAY?

HOW TO CALCULATE DOUBLE OVERTIME PAY? In California, employees are entitled to double time pay when they work more than 12 hours in a workday and for all hours worked in excess of eight hours on the seventh consecutive workday in a workweek. For example, if an employee worked 14

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Important California Wage and Hour Laws in 2019

Maintaining compliance with employment Wage and Hour Laws is an essential part of doing business. Employment laws cover topics like minimum wages, working hours and shift durations, overtime pay, breaks for meals and rests, tips, etc. While the Federal wage and hour standards are set by the Fair Labor Standards

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Can Employers Force You To Work Overtime (OT)?

Can Employers Force You To Work Overtime (OT)? Yes. An employer can ask you to work overtime. If you don’t want to work the overtime you have a couple of choices – you can get another job where you don’t have to work overtime hours, you can try to negotiate

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WHAT IS THE AVERAGE SETTLEMENT FOR WRONGFUL TERMINATION IN CALIFORNIA?

 WHAT IS THE AVERAGE SETTLEMENT FOR WRONGFUL TERMINATION IN CALIFORNIA? There are many factors that determine the average settlement for wrongful termination in California. Generally speaking, wrongful termination settlements include past lost wages, future lost wages (after the termination until you find another comparable job) and losses you sustained

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Can I Sue For Wrongful Termination?

CAN I SUE FOR WRONGFUL TERMINATION? Yes, you can. In California the law protects employees from being wrongfully terminated based on being a member of a protected class. It is illegal to terminate someone based on race, age (over 40), religion, ethnic origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical

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Can I Sue My Employer For Firing Me?

Can I Sue My Employer For Firing Me? Yes you can in certain circumstances. In California the law protects employees from being wrongfully terminated based on being a member of a protected class. It is illegal to terminate someone based on race, age (over 40), religion, ethnic origin, ancestry, gender,

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CAN YOU BE FIRED OVER THE PHONE?

CAN YOU BE FIRED OVER THE PHONE? Yes, you can be terminated over the phone. In California, employment is considered to be “at will”. This means that an employer can hire you or terminate you at any time. The “at will” doctrine also gives you the right to take a

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DOES TERMINATED MEAN FIRED?

DOES TERMINATED MEAN FIRED? Generally speaking, terminated means the same as fired. It means the employer decided to let you go from your job. In some circumstances an employer may use the term “terminated” to mean either that the employer ended the work relationship, or it can mean that the

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HOW LONG DOES WRONGFUL TERMINATION CASE TAKE?

HOW LONG DOES WRONGFUL TERMINATION CASE TAKE? Wrongful termination cases can take a year or more to resolve. However, many cases settle much quicker including some that settle within a few months. Generally though, most cases settle somewhere between 6 to 10 months after filing with the court. Windsor Troy

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