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The Perils of the Gig Economy

Many permanent jobs have been replaced by temporary independent contractor positions, called "gigs." The gig economy has been a boon to employers, because unlike employees, independent contractors don’t receive health insurance, vacation pay, overtime pay, or retirement benefits. In addition, many laws that protect employees,…

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Home and Mobile Offices: What’s the Law?

Improvements in technology have given employees more freedom than ever before. Employees are now able to work at home, in their car, or at the gym. But this freedom comes with a cost: work encroaches on personal and family time, and expensive laptops and smartphones…

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New Test for Independent Contractors

Effective January 1, 2020, the California Legislature enacted a new test for determining whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor. Under the new test, called the ABC test, workers will be considered employees instead of independent contractors unless the employer proves the…

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What Should Be in a Pay Stub?

Each time you are paid, your employer must give you a paystub that clearly explains your gross wages, your rates of pay, your hours worked (unless you are exempt and paid by salary), all deductions, your net wages earned, the period for which you are…

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Commercial Real Estate Workers Might be Owed Money!

If you worked in commercial real estate as a broker associate or salesperson in California during the last four years, your employer might owe you money. Under California law, commercial real estate companies are required to pay their broker associates and salespersons overtime unless they…

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Stop Bugging Employees At Home!

According to a recent survey of California employees, do you know what the #1 complaint was of employees who are working from home? It is when their boss or co-worker calls, texts, or emails about work AFTER HOURS. Just because your employer now can reach…

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Home Office Expenses in the Age of Covid-19

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, many employers in California have instructed their employees to work from home. But did you know that, under California law, an employer must reimburse its employees in full for all work-related expenses they incur while working from home? Let's…

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