Oregon Contractor Learns the Hard Way About Following CA Labor Laws, Fined $450k

September 24, 2013


“An Oregon contractor was fined for not following CA labor and safety laws,” says Los Angeles wage-and-hour lawyer Eric Grover.

What Is a Whistleblower?

September 20, 2013


Whistleblower lawyers explain the origin and clarify a commonly misunderstood term.

CA Labor Commissioner Recovers $8M for 2,000 Hilton Construction Workers

September 4, 2013


The construction workers of the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel will finally receive their owed wages, says San Francisco employment lawyer Eric Grover.

Dallas, Texas Trade Secret Lawyer Discusses Workplace Challenges When Employees Use Their Own Devices for Work-Related Activities

August 5, 2012


/cdklawyers.com// 08/04/2012 Keith Clouse, a Dallas, Texas trade secret lawyer, notes that many employers now allow employees to use their own devices (smart phones, iPads, and other devices) for work-related activities. Mr. Clouse cautions these employers to consider the challenges inherent in letting employees use their own devices for work-related tasks.   Employers run the […]

Los Angeles Employment Lawyer: Know Your Overtime Wage Rights!

February 15, 2012


California wage and hour lawyer Eric Grover advises employees to know their overtime wage rights to avoid being cheated out of owed wages.

Los Angeles Employment Lawyer: AirTouch Cellular Still on Top in Appeals Court

January 17, 2012


The appeals court affirmed that the plaintiffs aren’t owed any additional pay in the AirTouch lawsuit, reports California employment lawyer Eric Grover.

U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division Issues Fact Sheet Regarding Retaliation under the Fair Labor Standards Act

January 14, 2012


/cdklawyers.com// 01/14/2012 The United States Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division released a Fact Sheet last month regarding retaliation under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). This division administers and enforces the FLSA.   The FLSA regulates wages and hours of work for many employers. All covered nonexempt employees must be paid at least […]

Bay Area Employment Lawyer: Oracle Lawsuit Judgment Overturned on Appeal

December 21, 2011


The appeals court has overturned the summary judgment for two of three claims brought against Oracle, reports California wage and hour attorney Jeffrey Keller.

Los Angeles Employment Lawyer: Interns of Fox Searchlight’s ‘Black Swan’ Sue

October 18, 2011


The unpaid interns of the hit movie “Black Swan” claim they should be paid for their work they completed, the California wage and hour lawyer reports.

United States Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division Issues a Fact Sheet Regarding Break Time for Nursing Mothers

August 27, 2010


The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the new health care reform law, amends the Fair Labor Standards Act to require employers to provide reasonable break times for nursing mothers to express milk.  The Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division recently issued a Fact Sheet to provide general information on this requirement. Under the […]

 
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