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Could Changes in Overtime Pay Law Cover More Than Just Low-Earners?

Posted on May 10, 2017 Author:

For a long time, overtime pay has been limited to low wage earners. Right now, the threshold is at the salary level is $23,660 per year. Many salaried employees only making slightly more than this cutoff will be asked to...

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What Are Some Common Examples of Wage Theft?

Posted on March 20, 2017 Author:

The UCLA Labor Center claims Los Angeles workers lose a combined $26.2 million from wage theft every week. This means Los Angeles has one of the highest rates of wage theft in the country. There are multiple ways employers steal...

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Can These Apps Help California Workers Recover Stolen Wages?

Posted on December 21, 2016 Author:

Wage theft costs California workers billions of dollars every year. In Los Angeles County alone, workers lose $26.2 million to wage theft each week! How are businesses stealing from California workers? Employers may neglect to pay workers overtime, misclassify them...

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Why Is the White House Urging a Ban on Non-Compete Agreements?

Posted on November 14, 2016 Author:

The White House is calling on states to ban non-compete agreements under most circumstances. Non-compete agreements are supposed to keep employees from taking trade secrets and joining rival companies. Many employers are requiring them for workers who are not privy...

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What Happens When Employers Commit Wage Theft Against Workers?

Posted on October 24, 2016 Author:

Employers may take advantage of workers by stealing their wages in a number of different ways. Wage theft can include requiring employees to work through breaks without overtime pay, paying less than minimum wage or requiring the purchase of necessary...

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How You Can Fight Back Against California’s Wage Theft Problem

Posted on February 22, 2016 Author:

Los Angeles Wage Claim Attorneys Discuss This Common Employment Law Issue Wage theft is an unjust way for companies to take away the fruits of labor from their employees. California is no stranger to wage theft, and there are thousands...

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