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Fired Because You Got Married?? And Were Happy Being So???!!!

Has this happened to you?  Do you think it is now, or wondering if it’s about to pop? You’ve taken it for the team - your job - week after week, month after month, year after year.  That means something, doesn’t it?  It should, shouldn’t it? Then along the path of life comes that spouse you always dreamed would head your way.  You get married!  Now you want to spend [...]

By |2019-09-19T12:33:24-07:00September 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Fired Because You Got Married?? And Were Happy Being So???!!!

Commissions – Is Your Employer Reducing Yours?

Here are 3 ways you might be losing wages you're due. A commission employment agreement may require an employee’s commission to be reduced by costs that are directly related to the sale, for shipping the item, perhaps, the cost of the product being sold, or the cost of free products offered by the salesperson to induce the sale. BUT ... An employer cannot make deductions for things not even remotely [...]

By |2019-08-16T08:33:05-07:00August 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Commissions – Is Your Employer Reducing Yours?

High Turnover – What That Might Mean For You

Have you changed jobs recently, and noticed that some of the people you worked with aren’t there any more? Turnover like that can often occur in large employment settings, such as amusement parks, for example. People no longer working there usually has to mean one of two things. Either they quit, or were let go. Of course they might have been injured on the job, but when people find they [...]

By |2019-07-17T13:19:19-07:00July 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on High Turnover – What That Might Mean For You

They Want Your Phone? So Your Car Can Do What?

Has this happened to you?  Have you bought a car recently, and you were asked to allow them to put an app on your phone?  Maybe you were told the app would be great for you, so you can unlock it from your phone. First of all, why would you want to do that? Wouldn’t you be a little worried that you might activate the app accidentally, and unlock your [...]

By |2019-06-25T08:02:38-07:00June 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on They Want Your Phone? So Your Car Can Do What?

You’re accused of theft or worse! Not True? Here’s what to do!

Let’s say the following happens: You’re accused of having stolen something. Or ... You failed to lock a door, a window, a safe, and money, drugs, product were stolen. Or ... You harassed someone in full view of everyone. Or ... You broke a serious company rule! How could you?? Or ... The time you put down was wrong. You didn’t get to work on time, or you left early. [...]

By |2019-06-21T09:59:22-07:00June 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on You’re accused of theft or worse! Not True? Here’s what to do!

Forced Kickbacks at Work??? Yeah, Sadly, It Can Happen

Some bosses actually expect their employees to ‘give’ them something for the right to keep a job. Or to get enough hours of work. What's going on there? They want a kickback. They're demanding a payment you're forced to make every month or so. Something for the team lead for him or to keep you on the job. If it’s happened to you, it might have been some portion of [...]

By |2019-06-10T23:00:49-07:00June 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Forced Kickbacks at Work??? Yeah, Sadly, It Can Happen

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 |2019-06-10T22:48:55-07:00May 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 |2019-06-10T22:44:38-07:00May 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 |2019-06-10T22:43:30-07:00May 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on OVERTIME! 40 hours is not the ‘tell’ in California!

PRETEXT – What They “Make Up” for Why You Got Fired!

Has this happened to you? Or a family member, or close friend? You (or they) have worked at a job for a number of years. Then suddenly someone claims inventory or equipment is missing, and they hang it on you - even if you normally didn’t work at that location and/or were only there one day? If you didn’t do it, if someone else did, then what they’re doing is [...]

By |2019-04-29T21:43:54-07:00April 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on PRETEXT – What They “Make Up” for Why You Got Fired!
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