Category Archives: Wage Hour Claims
How Many Days In A Row Can California Employees Work?
Under California’s labor law, all employees are entitled to at least one rest day a week. California Labor Code § 551 states that every employee should have no less than one rest day out of every seven days. Additionally, California Labor Code § 552 reads that employers are prohibited from requiring employees to work… Read More »
Can Your Employer Deduct Money From Your Paycheck?
If your employer made an error on your paycheck and now wants to deduct money from subsequent paychecks to account for the payroll errors, you might wonder, “Is my employer allowed to deduct money from my paycheck?” The short answer is, “No.” Under California employment law, employers are prohibited from deducting any amounts of… Read More »
Can My California Employer Deny A Final Paycheck?
In California, employers can fire employees for no reason, while employees do not need to provide a reason to quit. That is because California is an at-will employment state. Under California wage laws, however, all workers are entitled to a final paycheck upon termination. Whether you are fired or quit voluntarily, if your employer… Read More »
Can My Boss Take My Tips In California?
Many workers rely on tips as part of their wages, particularly waiters/waitresses, bartenders, baristas, porters and housekeepers, among many others. In fact, it is not uncommon for some workers to earn more money in tips than in wages paid by their employer. But in the state of California, can your boss take your tips?… Read More »
What Are California’s Laws on Rounding Work Hours in Employment?
If you work in California, you have a reasonable expectation of getting paid by your employer for every minute you work. However, if your employer does not compensate you for every minute you work for them – the practice is known as “rounding work hours” – you may wonder whether you can sue your… Read More »
Can I Sue My Employer for Paying Me Late in California?
The short answer is yes. In fact, California employers face a civil penalty for failure to pay their employees on time. Under California labor law, all employees have a right to receive their earned wages on time. This also applies to receiving the final payment upon quitting or being fired. If your employer paid… Read More »
Can My California Employer Legally Cut My Pay or Hours for No Reason?
If your employer cuts your pay or work hours for no reason — or perhaps in an attempt to force you to quit — you may wonder whether you can file a wage and hour claim against your employer. It’s important to discuss your particular case with a Los Angeles wage & hour claims… Read More »