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Should You Be Paid for the Time Spent Dressing in Work Attire?
07.26.2022

Should You Be Paid for the Time Spent Dressing in Work Attire?

Donning & Doffing: An Unpaid Wage Attorney Explains It Have you heard of “donning” and “doffing?” Donning is the act of putting on work-related equipment, such as PPE or other uniforms, while “doffing” is the act of removing them when not needed. Do you don and doff in your daily work routine? If so, your […]

Misclassifying Independent Contractors
07.25.2022

Misclassifying Independent Contractors

If you are an employee of a company, but have been classified as an independent contractor, you may be able to sue your employer. According to California labor law, the basic definition of “independent contractor” is a person who performs services for someone else and retains control of how the service is performed. Because contractors […]

personal injury law firm
07.06.2022

Lawyers for Justice, PC Expands into Personal Injury Law

The Lawyers for Justice, PC Team is thrilled to announce that after over a decade of fighting for California employees and recovering millions of dollars on their behalf in employment law cases, our firm is expanding its legal services into Personal Injury Law. In addition to employment law, Lawyers for Justice, PC will also be […]

What are Exempt and Nonexempt Employees?
06.13.2022

What are Exempt and Nonexempt Employees?

There are two types of employees: exempt employees and non-exempt employees. Each carry their own specific exceptions and limitations, and if you are an employee at a company of any size, it is important to know in which category your job falls. While employment law attorneys can help employees navigate the complexities of each, when […]

5 Ways How to Solve Unrealistic Expectations at Work
06.03.2022

5 Ways How to Solve Unrealistic Expectations at Work

Because employers know how critical it is for their employees to keep their jobs, some bosses are imposing unrealistic expectations on their team members. How do you know if your boss is imposing such expectations? Consulting with a California employment lawyer can help put things into perspective. But first, here are some early signs to […]

Rest Breaks at Work: What You Need to Know
06.01.2022

Rest Breaks at Work: What You Need to Know

All California employees are entitled to one 30-minute meal break and two 10-minute rest breaks per 8-hour shift. Even though that is the law, some employers take advantage of their employees and do not give them adequate rest break time. The unpaid wage attorneys at Lawyers for Justice, PC are incredibly skilled in fighting for […]

California Considers a Shortened Work Week for Big Companies
05.18.2022

California Considers a Shortened Workweek for Big Companies

Does your boss not pay you fairly for all the hours you work? Would YOU be interested in working fewer days per week? A shortened workweek may be a reality for California companies. Currently, there is legislation circulating through the state legislature that would change the standard workweek to 32 hours, from the typical 40 […]