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It’s all too common for employers to make their employees do unpaid “off-the-clock” work.  Sometimes, employers will simply demand their employees work extra hours without pay or face termination. Other times, the situation is more subtle. Employees might be encouraged to work off-the-clock by co-workers because “it’s just the way we do things here.” Yet... Read...

California Full-Time Hours: Getting the Facts Before the Affordable Care Act was introduced, workers understood that “full-time” meant a full 40-hour workweek, and any employee who worked less than that was considered “part-time.” However, with the introduction of the Affordable Care Act came along the new “full-time” employee—or one who works at least 30 hours... Read...

The legalization of marijuana in California prompted the formation of a wide variety of cannabis businesses throughout the state. Most recently, companies touted as “uber for weed” worked to gain popularity in the market by offering convenient delivery services to customers. Individuals hired as cannabis delivery drivers deliver pot for businesses throughout the state.  Marijuana... Read...

Does your employer classify you as an independent contractor? It may be surprising to learn that the misclassification of employees in California occurs more often than you might think. The distinction between employee and independent contractor matters because employees possess many protections and benefits that independent contractors do not. If you believe your employer misclassified... Read...

What is an Exempt Employee in California? Exempt employees are those that are exempt from California and federal laws governing minimum wage, overtime, and lunch/break time.  Under California labor law, three requirements determine whether an employee is exempt or non-exempt: Minimum salary, White-collar duties, and Independent judgment. If you suspect that you are non-exempt and... Read...