Monthly Archives: May 2019

You were just fired! No Reason Given! Now What?

Depending on your circumstances, you should definitely consider whether you should file a workers’ compensation claim, a disability claim, and/or a claim for unemployment benefits. You might also be entitled to unpaid overtime, minimum wages, sick leave and vacation benefits. Maybe you’re even owed money for expenses you incurred, such as your purchase or cleaning of uniforms, shoes, and/or special equipment. But one of the things you should also do [...]

By |2019-06-10T22:48:55-08:00May 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on You were just fired! No Reason Given! Now What?

Donning and Doffing Protective Clothing – Your Time Matters!

Does the work you perform require you to put on a uniform before you actually start work? If that’s the case, it’s probably because your employer knows that it has to follow OSHA rules, and protect you from injury. Is that’s the case? Is your job is so dangerous you need the physical protection of a uniform? Then you may well be entitled to be paid for the time it [...]

By |2019-06-10T22:44:38-08:00May 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Donning and Doffing Protective Clothing – Your Time Matters!

OVERTIME! 40 hours is not the ‘tell’ in California!

Does your boss tell you, “Overtime begins after 40 hours”? If you work in California, that’s sort of how it works, SOMETIMES - but not all the time. Here’s how it really works. Overtime BEGINS after you’ve worked 8 hours in a day, OR 40 hours in a week. AND, depending on whether you work 6 or 7 days a week, different overtime factors may come into play! Guess what [...]

By |2019-06-10T22:43:30-08:00May 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on OVERTIME! 40 hours is not the ‘tell’ in California!