Articles Tagged with California wage and hour law

Efforts at both the state and federal level have boosted the level of workplace protection for home health aides, nannies and other domestic workers.elderly

Our Costa Mesa wage and hour attorneys understand that two separate measures will extend minimum wage and overtime protection to these workers, many of whom historically had been treated under the law as little more than “babysitters.”

Advocates for low-wage workers say such measures will go far in ensuring that these workers – primarily female minorities – will be treated equally under the law.

A class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of California workers employed at a popular, nationwide burger chain, accused of break and overtime violations.grilledsausagepatties

This suit joins previous litigation filed on behalf of current and former employees of a Mexican fast food chain.

Our Costa Mesa overtime attorneys know that chain operations, particularly those that employ low-wage, low-skill workers, tend to be prone to this type of violation because they believe they can get away with it.

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