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  • Independent Contractor or Employee?
    Independent Contractor or Employee?

    ARE YOU REALLY AN INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR? Employer's regularly violate California law by categorizing individuals who work for them as independent contractors when in actuality, the individuals are ...

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  • On-Duty Meal Periods - Are They Legal?
    On-Duty Meal Periods - Are They Legal?

    ON-DUTY MEAL PERIODS – ARE THEY LEGAL? Generally, an employer cannot employ a non-exempt employee for a period of more than five hours without providing that employee an off-duty meal period of at ...

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  • Vacation Pay -- What To Know
    Vacation Pay -- What To Know

    Under California law, employees have no legal right to vacation pay. As such, employers do not have to provide their employees with any vacation pay. While employers do not have to provide their ...

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  • An Employee's Wage - Information to Know
    An Employee's Wage - Information to Know

    California law defines a wage as “all amount for labor performed by employees of every description, whether the amount is fixed or ascertained by the standard for time, task, piece, commission basis, ...

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  • Are Cell Phones a Reimbursable Business Expense?
    Are Cell Phones a Reimbursable Business Expense?

    ARE CELL PHONES A REIMBURSABLE BUSINESS EXPENSE? The use of cell phones has become commonplace in today's business environment. Employees in a myriad of different industries performing a wide variety ...

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  • Payment of Wages Upon Termination of Employment
    Payment of Wages Upon Termination of Employment

    Payment of Wages Upon Termination of Employment When an employee's employment is terminated, they are owed all of their earned and unpaid wages immediately. Payment of Wages When an Employee Quits ...

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