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  • Can Your Employer Require You to Bear the Cost of Working Remotely?
    August 5, 2020 at 8:00 PM

    As remote work stretches into its six month and companies delay returns to the office, employees wonder: is my employer required to reimburse me for the cost of working at home? Our top California employment attorneys have answers.

  • What is age discrimination? How do you prove it? What are your rights? Arm yourself with the facts during these economically turbulent times.

  • Workers' Rights in the Age of Coronavirus Quarantines
    March 18, 2020 at 9:00 PM

    As workplaces shut down to stop the spread of the coronavirus, you may be wondering about your right to paid leave, job protection, protection from retaliation, etc. Here is a short guide to help you assert your rights and keep your family safe.

  • Is Your Tip Pool Legal? A Q&A for Service Industry Employees
    February 5, 2019 at 8:00 AM

    Tip pools are legal under State and federal law, but there are restrictions: they are limited to employees in the chain of service, and management cannot participate. Is your employer's tip pool legal?

  • Paying for Your On-the-Job Training? & Other Common Employment Law Violations in the Health & Fitness Industry
    May 20, 2019 at 7:00 AM

    The US is the world's largest fitness market, with nearly 37,000 fitness studios or clubs and an annual growth rate of almost 5%. Revenues are growing even more rapidly and are currently estimated at $25.8 billion annually. Among ...

  • The Top 8 Illegal Practices in Consumer Gym Contracts
    December 23, 2019 at 8:00 AM

    Everyone knows that gyms make it nearly impossible to terminate your membership. (It's such a well-known phenomenon that it earned its own episode of Friends!) So if abusive practices are nearly universal, there must not be any law...

  • Your Right to Reimbursement for Work Use of Cell Phones & Other Personal Devices
    February 10, 2020 at 8:00 AM

    Many employees do not realize that if they are required to use personal devices, including cellphones and laptops, for work-related tasks, they are entitled to be paid or reimbursed for their use of personal devices for the benefit of their employer.  <...

  • The #1 Way Employers Cheat Employees of Overtime
    April 14, 2020 at 7:00 AM

    It's a common misconception among employees that you don't get overtime pay if you're paid a salary. Fortunately, this is not always the case. 

    To be exempt from overtime pay requirements under California law, an employee must be pa...

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