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Understanding California’s New Employment Laws in 2024
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California employment laws are constantly changing. The California legislature has enacted several new laws that will go into effect this year. Below is a guide to the most important changes in California employment law that you need to know. 2024 Developments in California Employment Law First, California has expanded its paid sick leave laws. Paid…

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Overtime Laws
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Overtime is a common issue that occurs often in the workplace. As an employee, it is important that you are paid for every hour that you work. In the state of California, there are important labor laws put in place in order to protect employees rather than employers with respect to overtime pay. When it…

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Bonuses and Commissions
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In many cases, companies will protect their financial interests above all else. This can often cause issues for employees, especially ones that earn a significant portion of their wages from commissions and bonuses. All employees have a right to be paid what they have earned. Fortunately, in the state of California there are laws in…

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What is the FLSA?
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The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), which affect many private and public companies; including those in California, prescribes standards for the basic minimum wage and overtime pay. The FSLA is administered by the Employment Standards Administration’s Wage and Hour Division within the U.S. Department of Labor. The basic requirements of the FLSA include: While the…

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A Look Into the Nuances of California’s Labor Code
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Various state and federal laws govern the amount of wages to which an Orange County employee is entitled. A recent case involving a collective bargaining agreement (Vranish v. Exxon Mobil Corp.) illustrates the fact that unionized California employees may be subject to different legal requirements than employees not represented by a union or labor group…

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