Nick Ferraro | July 28, 2022 | Wage and Hour
What is Nonproductive Time?
California has a strong history of protecting worker’s rights. Employees who work on a piece-rate basis must be paid at least minimum wage for their nonproductive time, including rest breaks. If you’re a San Diego worker who’s employer isn’t paying you correctly. You have legal […]
Nick Ferraro | July 12, 2022 | Wage and Hour
What Information Must Be on My Pay Stubs in California?
A wage statement or pay stub summarizes the amount of money you earned and the deductions your employer withheld from your paycheck. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division provides an optional Wage Statement form for employers to use. California Labor Code §226 […]
Nick Ferraro | July 7, 2022 | Wage and Hour
Am I Allowed to Talk About My Wages at Work?
The short answer is yes, you can, under most circumstances. An employer in San Diego, California, generally cannot prevent you or your colleagues from discussing your pay. Keep reading to learn more and to learn about an important exception. Employers Cannot Prohibit Employees From Talking […]
Nick Ferraro | June 27, 2022 | Wage and Hour
Am I Entitled to My Time Records in California?
To make sure you are paid correctly, you need to clock in and out regularly. California has many nuances relating to employment laws, and inspecting your time records is no exception. The bottom line is that California law permits you to view and copy certain […]
Nick Ferraro | June 9, 2022 | Wage and Hour
Minor League Players, MLB Reach Settlement in Minimum Wage Lawsuit
On May 10, 2022, attorneys for Major League Baseball (MLB) and minor league players filed a motion with the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, informing Judge Spero that both sides had reached a settlement in a lawsuit. This lawsuit had originally been filed […]
Nick Ferraro | June 7, 2022 | Wage and Hour
How Much Do I Need to Be Paid Under the Service Contract Act?
The McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act (Service Contract Act or SCA) is a federal law that controls various aspects of service contracts between the federal government and individuals or companies. As a “service employee,” you work for one of the contractors performing services on an SCA. […]
Nick Ferraro | May 20, 2022 | Wage and Hour
How to File a Wage Claim in California
You deserve to be paid the wages you earn. California hour and wage laws require employers to compensate employees for all time they work. If your employer fails to pay your wages, you can file a wage claim with the California Labor Commission. How to […]
Nick Ferraro | April 20, 2022 | Wage and Hour
Is it Legal for Employers to Round My Time in San Diego?
Hourly employees in California must be paid at least minimum wage for all hours worked according to California Labor Code §204. The minimum wage for non-exempt employees within the city limits of San Diego is $15 per hour as of January 1, 2022. The minimum […]
Nick Ferraro | April 14, 2022 | Wage and Hour
How Much Paid Sick Leave Am I Entitled to in California?
When you or your family member is sick, it is important to know that you can take time away from work without fearing for your job. Being out of work because of an illness can be financially devastating. Paid sick time can help you care […]
Nick Ferraro | March 15, 2022 | Wage and Hour
Is My Employer Required to Pay “Prevailing Wages” in California?
The California Prevailing Wage Laws require employers to pay employees in public works projects the prevailing wage. The prevailing wage is determined by the California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR). The wages depend on the project’s location and the type of work being performed by […]