Category: California Labor Laws

August 25, 2021

Unpaid Minimum Wages, Overtime, Split Shift Premiums and Tips

These types of things happen all the time. Whether knowingly or unknowing, it is the employer's responsibility to ensure workers are paid according to the California Labor Laws. Labor Commissioner’s Office Reaches $1.6 Million Settlement Securing Unpaid Wages for 22 Bay Area Restaurant Workers San Francisco—The Labor Commissioner’s Office has reached a $1.6 million settlement […]

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July 12, 2021

Employers Reminded to Protect Outdoor Workers from Heat Illness

Cal/OSHA is reminding all employers to protect outdoor workers from heat illness as excessive heat warnings and watches have been issued throughout the state, with triple digits forecast through Monday, July 12. Employers in California must take steps to protect outdoor workers from heat illness by providing water, rest, shade and training. Here is a link to […]

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June 2, 2021

Wage Theft Happens All the Time

Whether knowingly, or completely on accident, wage theft happens by California employers quite regularly. Just today (June 2, 2021) the California Labor Commissioner cited a retailer for nearly $1.4 Million for wage theft violations. The violations affected 107 workers! This is 107 people that are being taken advantage of... Again, whether knowingly or unknowingly, the […]

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May 25, 2021

Another COVID-Related Citation

Yet another citation for a major California company due to COVID-19 Violations. On May 24, 2021 Cal/OSHA cited Foster Farms and multiple staffing agencies for COVID-19 violations at their Livingston, CA facility. Of course the pandemic has placed heavy burdens on businesses, but Cal/OSHA still has a duty to ensure the safety of California workers. […]

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April 28, 2021

Web-based COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Tool

On April 26, 2021 the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) and its California Labor Commissioner’s Office has launched a web-based tool in English and Spanish that offers key information on the new 2021 COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave law, Senate Bill No. 95. Within the news release, Labor Commissioner said: “The 2021 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave law […]

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March 18, 2021

Workplace Retaliation - What is it?

Workplace retaliation occurs when an employer punishes an employee for engaging in a legal workplace activity. Retaliation can include any negative job action, such as demotion, discipline, firing, salary reduction, or job or shift reassignment.  Recently, the California Labor Commissioner cited a Los Angeles McDonald’s franchisee more than $125,000 for workplace retaliation. In the case, […]

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February 27, 2021

Nearly $2 Million in Wage Theft Violations

(THIS CASE WAS NOT HANDLED BY OUR FIRM) On February 16th, the California Labor Commissioner’s office affirmed the citation of a Long Beach drywall contractor for nearly $2 million in wage theft violations. According to the report "A hearing officer has upheld the Labor Commissioner’s wage theft citations of nearly $2 million to a Southern […]

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February 14, 2021

COVID-19 Violations for Employers

We all know that we've been going through though times during the COVID-19 pandemic. News rules and regulations are being implemented to ensure employee rights are being protected. Recently (on Feb. 4, 2021) Cal/OSHA issued Citations to multiple employers for COVID-19 violations. Ina a news release Cal/OSHA says: Oakland—Cal/OSHA has cited multiple employers for not […]

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