Wage Law

California Equal Pay Laws
Employee Rights

What is California Equal Pay? Who Does it Include?

August 18, 2021

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

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Proposition 22 gig worker miclassification
Employee Misclassification

Proposition 22 (Prop. 22) & Gig Worker Classification

March 26, 2021

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

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unlawful pay practices & unpaid wages
Employee Rights

3M, Workers Get Initial OK For $1.5M Settlement In Wage Case Concerning Unlawful Pay Practices

March 17, 2021

Read a story featured in Law360‘s Employment Authority service on the 3M litigation involving unlawful pay practices: Matthew Matern, Launa Adolph, and Kayvon Sabourian from Matern

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covid-19 employment litigation
COVID-19

The Next COVID-19 Employment Litigation Hotbeds

November 14, 2020

Soon, the lawsuits that have made up the bulk of coronavirus-related litigation thus far — primarily concerning safety and wrongful termination — will give way to

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Employment Law Legislative Roundup
Employee Rights

Employment Law – Legislative Roundup

October 4, 2020

Drama and suspense ran high as lawmakers worked through the weekend until midnight last month to meet the August 31st deadline and pass bills for this

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when it reins it pours
Employee Rights

When it Reins, It Pours

August 11, 2020

PAGA TAKEAWAYS FROM THE SUPREME COURT’S DECISION IN KIM V. REINS On March 12, 2020, the California Supreme Court issued its opinion in Kim v. Reins,

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California Minimum Wage Law
Employment Law

Minimum Wage Law in California as of July 1, 2019

July 25, 2019

Wage and hour laws set the basic standards for pay and time worked—covering issues like minimum wage, tips, overtime, meal and rest breaks, what counts as

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Minimum Wage Increase
Employment Law

California Legislature Passes Historic Minimum Wage Increase

April 5, 2016

On April 4th, Gov. Jerry Brown signed S.B. 3 into law, a historic measure by the California legislature which will raise the state’s minimum wage to

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