What Is Wage Theft? 4 Things You Should Know

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Employers must adhere to state and federal labor laws, including paying their employees fair wages for their time and work. However, what happens when the business you work for doesn’t meet its obligations in terms of salary and overtime pay? What is wage theft, and how do you know if you’re a victim? Understanding your […]

What is California Equal Pay? Who Does it Include?

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Did you know that pay disparities cause working women in California to lose over $33 billion each year?1 This problem is even worse for women of color. In 2015, Governor Brown noted that, “Sixty-six years after passage of the California Equal Pay Act, many women still earn less money than men doing the same or […]

Proposition 22 (Prop. 22) & Gig Worker Classification

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In November, Californians voted in favor of Proposition 22 (Prop. 22), a measure which classified gig workers as independent contractors. Prop. 22 was met with controversy from those who argued that it would negatively impact workers. What can we expect its impact to be? Worker classification is a hot topic in employment law, especially with […]