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If you believe that your employer does not comply with California overtime law, you need to consult an experienced employment law attorney. For a free consultation with a San Francisco employment law attorney, click here.
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By 2018, San Francisco’s Minimum Wage will Increase to $15

By 2018, San Francisco’s Minimum Wage will Increase to $15

Effective January 1, 2015, the minimum wage in San Francisco increased to $11.05 per hour. The increase is a result of the November 2014 ballot measure Proposition J that was overwhelmingly approved by San Francisco residents in November 2014. Proposition J is intended to gradually increase San Francisco’s minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2018. 

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When is it Proper to Classify Delivery Drivers as Independent Contractors?

When is it Proper to Classify Delivery Drivers as Independent Contractors?

This is another post written in a Q & A format and is intended to help California delivery drivers to determine whether they are improperly classified as independent contractors. In one of our prior posts, we discussed how the legal distinction between independent contractors and employees can be an important  one when it comes to determining workers’ rights. For example, under California labor laws, employees are entitled to various wage-and-hour benefits (i.e. overtime meal break premiums),  anti-discrimination and retaliation protections. However, the California Labor Code does not provide the same protections to independent contractors.

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How to Calculate Overtime When both Daily and Weekly Overtime Hours Worked in the Same Week

How to Calculate Overtime When both Daily and Weekly Overtime Hours Worked in the Same Week

The following post is written in a Q & A format and is intended to explain employers and employees California overtime law for computing daily and weekly overtime hours for non-exempt employees. It appears there is a misunderstanding as to the correct method of calculating  overtime hours for certain workweeks during which employee’s work hours exceed both the 8-hour daily and 40-hour weekly thresholds.

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