Category: Employment Law

Free Employment Resources In San Diego

Posted On August 4, 2017 In Employment Law

If you have recently become unemployed it can be very worrying, regardless of your personal circumstances and family situation. Large periods of unemployment within your resume can be off-putting to potential employers, meaning that a long gap between jobs may not only cause you significant financial hardship today, but also go on to have a lasting effect on your future career progression.…

Women’s Right To Equal Pay In California

Posted On June 23, 2017 In Employment Law

The California Fair Pay Act is a California-specific extension of the California Equal Pay Act (1949), which was mandated into law on the 1st January 2016.

While the original 1949 Act was designed to ensure that all workers received equal compensation for their work regardless of irrelevant factors such as sex or race, recent amendments to the Act have closed some of the loopholes that previously led to employers paying women less than men.…

Frequently Asked Questions About Piece-Rate Compensation

Posted On June 12, 2017 In Employment Law

Piece-rate or piecework refers to a working and payment model whereby a worker is paid a set rate per item that they produce or per task that they perform, rather than receiving a flat rate salary or per-hour rate for their attendance.…

Free LGBT Resources In San Diego

Posted On June 1, 2017 In Employment Law

The LGBT community in San Diego is one of the largest and most well established in the country. The Advocate magazine ranked San Diego 14th in its list of the Gayest Cities in America in 2010, beating out San Francisco, despite their own large and well-established LGBT community.…

What To Do If You’ve Been Misclassified By Your Employer

Posted On April 14, 2017 In Employment Law

An employer can save a significant amount of money when they classify a worker as an independent contractor as opposed to an employee. The reason being, if a company labels an individual as an employee they are required by law to pay unemployment insurance, Medicare, and social security tax.…

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