Arbitration agreements are a way that employers try to avoid being sued by employees for employment law violations, such as wage and hour violations or sexual harassment. Historically, if an employee or a job applicant signs an arbitration agreement, that person...
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Wage theft is a major problem in California
Wage theft occurs when an employer refuses to pay the correct amount of wages that an employee has earned. In California and across the country, this type of theft has affected the livelihood of millions of workers. There are certain types of workers who are impacted...
New law in California increases penalties for wage theft
California Governor Gavin Newson has signed Assembly Bill No. 1003 into law. It's a statute that makes intentional theft of wages a felony. As of January 2022, perpetrators of the crime could find themselves charged with grand theft. AB 1003 California Penal Code...