New Fast Food Bill May Curb Wage Theft in California

New Fast Food Bill May Curb Wage Theft in California

California legislators have been implementing many worker-friendly bills over the past several years. The newest potential win for California employees is Assembly Bill 257 (AB …

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How to Protect Yourself from Whistleblower Retaliation

Whistleblowers play a critical role in protecting workers from abuse, unfair workplace policies, and unsafe labor conditions. They spotlight misconduct and corruption in their workplaces, ...
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What Counts as Workplace Harassment in the Gig Economy?

Gig work has become an increasingly important topic in California over the past several years. Since AB 5 and Prop 22, two critical laws granting ...
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How to Make Sure Your Employment Contract Is Fair

Your employment agreement is one of the most important contracts in your life. It dictates critical information like your pay, schedule, responsibilities, and benefits. Whether ...
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Tesla Request for Arbitration in Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Denied

Tesla has suffered several recent scandals, with one of the most damaging being the catcalling and sexual assault claims leveled by a former employee. Historically, ...
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Meal & Rest Benefits Part of Employee Wages CA Supreme Court Rules

In a critical win for California workers, the state Supreme Court has ruled that meal and rest period premiums are considered “wages” under state law. ...
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Can Your Employer Bar You From Talking About Your Pay?

It’s natural to be curious about what your coworkers earn or to be proud about the raise you just got. However, some employers may try ...
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Ringing The Bell: AM+F profiled in recent Daily Journal Article

On the heels of a landmark victory in a race discrimination case against Tesla, the Daily Journal profiled AM+F partners Bernard Alexander, Tracy Fehr, Michael ...
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Your Right to Take Vacation Days in California

American culture emphasizes the importance of a strong work ethic. Many people feel like taking a vacation or sick day is a sign that they ...
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Do Handshake Contracts Hold Up in Court?

In a perfect world, contracts wouldn’t be necessary. People would be able to chat and work together to make arrangements that work for everyone. Unfortunately, ...
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