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How to Prove Workplace Defamation

Regardless of your dedication and commitment to your job, workplace defamation can completely ruin your reputation. It can even lead to a loss of promotion, bonuses, or your position and prevent you from getting hired. Unless your employer has a legally acceptable defense, you can claim they engaged in defamation. Here is more information on […]

Sue Your Employer For Stress

Can I Sue My Employer for Stress and Anxiety?

Stressed at work? You might be asking yourself, “can I sue my employer for stress and anxiety?” Emotional distress at work can be a real problem. If a worker feels like they have suffered emotional distress, they may have an employer whose demands threaten their mental health, cause mental anguish, or whose extreme and outrageous […]

Is It Legal To Work 7 Days In A Row?

Is it Legal to Work 7 Days in a Row?

In the United States, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is a federal law that does not limit the number of consecutive days that an employee can work, but it does require that non-exempt employees be paid overtime for any hours worked over 40 in a workweek. Some states may have their own laws regarding […]

Can I Sue My Employer For False Promises?

Can I Sue My Employer For False Promises?

Can I Sue My Employer For False Promises? Yes, you can potentially sue your employer for setting you up to fail. If your employer’s actions constitute deliberate sabotage of your work or create a hostile work environment, you may have grounds for legal action. It’s essential to consult with a qualified employment lawyer to assess […]

On Call Pay In California

On-Call Pay in California

In California, on-call employees must be compensated at least the state’s minimum wage, which is currently $15.50 per hour. Additionally, employers are typically required to pay the full, regular wage for on-call or standby hours, as outlined in most employment contracts. These on-call or standby hours encompass any time where employees are not actively performing […]

What Happens If My Paycheck Is Late In California?

What Happens if My Paycheck is Late in California?

In California, if your paycheck is late, state labor laws mandate that employers have up to 30 days to correct payroll errors. However, if they fail to rectify underpayment or issue late paychecks within that timeframe, employees are entitled to receive a full day’s wages at their regular rate for each day the mistake persists. […]

how to win a wage claim in california

How to Win a Wage Claim in California

Winning a California wage claim involves navigating the state’s labor laws, wage claim process, and providing sufficient evidence to support each wage claim. Understand Your Rights: The first thing to do when thinking of filing wage claims is for one to familiarize themselves with California wage and hour and employment laws, including minimum wage requirements, […]