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    Unique Aspects of California Employment Law 2022

    Posted on Wednesday, July 27, 2022

    There are many differences between California state laws and federal statutes when it comes to employment laws, so employees enjoy far more protection in comparison to other states or even under federal laws. Certain federal employment laws set standards for minimum requirements that ever...

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    What Qualifies as an Unlimited Vacation Policy?

    Posted on Monday, July 18, 2022

    When an employer offers unlimited vacation policies, employees must truly have the right to unlimited vacation in order for an employer to avoid paying for unpaid vacation time. A recent case highlights how to tell whether your employer violated ...

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    Hiring Minors in California 2022

    Posted on Monday, July 11, 2022

    With the continued shortage of workers available in today’s market, particularly in the hospitality industry, many employers are expanding their searches for qualified workers to include minors. However, employers must observe special rules and regulations if they plan on hiring min...

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    Learn How to Calculate Your Overtime Rate 2022

    Posted on Monday, June 27, 2022

    Knowing your proper overtime rate can be more complicated than it might seem. Employers make mistakes and deny employees their proper overtime pay, and employees should seek help from a C...

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    Expense Reimbursement for Remote Work

    Posted on Tuesday, June 21, 2022

    Many employees have been working remotely in California for most of 2020. If you switched to working from home, make sure you are being properly reimbursed for all expenses as required by California labor laws.  Due to restrictio...

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