Here are some common problems that our clients who are business owners come to see us about
On August 9, 2011, the California Court of Appeal issued a decision holding that undocumented workers, who were not lawfully qualified to work in the first place, are not entitled to recover back pay or be reinstated even if their claims might otherwise have merit.
The California Supreme Court recently ruled that California overtime laws apply to work performed in California for California-based employers by their employees who do not live in California.
Employers sometimes question whether they must hold the employee's job open if the employee takes more than 12 weeks of leave.
Congress is currently considering enacting President Obama's American Jobs Act. A portion of this Act would make it illegal for employers to discriminate against unemployed job applicants.
A new California bill prohibits most employers from using credit scores and credit history in making hiring decisions. The law goes into effect on January 1, 2012.
I'LL BET YOU DIDN'T KNOW - UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE FUND BORROWS FROM FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO MAKE PAYMENTS
You may not know it but each time a State Unemployment Insurance claim is paid, the State falls further in debt.