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Employee or Independent Contractor?

Employee or Independent Contractor?

Misclassification of employment status is an all too common problem in California, with many employers improperly classifying their workers as independent contractors instead of employees. Improper classification can be the result of a mistake but may be the result of...

Additional Employment Law Changes for 2022

Additional Employment Law Changes for 2022

Employment Law Changes in California for 2022 This year’s new laws included several employment-related bills signed by Governor Gavin Newsom, including bills aimed at prohibiting quotas that interfere with employees’ ability to take breaks and combatting wage theft...

California Minimum Wage Increases by City for 2022

California Minimum Wage Increases by City for 2022

California Minimum Wage Increases by City California has consistently paved the way nationwide for consistent minimum wage increases and``` leads the country with 4 of the top 5 minimum wage cities in the US.  Emeryville and Mountain View, California top the chart at...

What is Quid Pro Quo and How to Deal with It

What is Quid Pro Quo and How to Deal with It

There is an excellent chance that you have heard the term ‘quid pro quo’ at some point in your life. It’s even made its way into pop culture, and as a result, you’ve probably wondered exactly what it means. Translated directly from the original Latin, Quid pro quo means ‘something for something.’

Important California Law Changes For 2021

Important California Law Changes For 2021

January 11, 2021 2020 was a busy and challenging year and lawmakers in Sacramento have been busy with Gavin Newsome signing a record number of law changes taking effect January 1, 2021. Law changes from year. to year are common, but 2020 stands out with it's record...

When Is It Illegal to Be Denied a Promotion at Work

When Is It Illegal to Be Denied a Promotion at Work

If your employer has denied a promotion at work that you really wanted, then you know much it can sting. It’s a big hit to the ego and the bank account, especially if you believe you were the most deserving of the opportunity. But, is it ever illegal to be denied a...

How Long Can You Wait To Sue For Wrongful Termination

How Long Can You Wait To Sue For Wrongful Termination

How long can you wait to sue for wrongful termination after your employer fired you? Is it too late to file your employment lawsuit? Is there a statute of limitations on wrongful termination? These are common questions that arise if someone was wrongfully terminated...

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