Employment Law

Why Caring About Equal Pay Could Save You Money

President Obama declared April 9, 2013 as Equal Pay Day to highlight  the discrimination women currently face in equal wages for equal work. It is said that women make 77 percent of what their male counterparts make, and face discrimination in benefits, wage increases and time off. This Handout [2013_04_11_11_04_27]  from the Lawyer’s Club of […]

Are your Paystubs Compliant?

If you are a California Employer you should have a keen understanding of Labor Code Section 226 and what it requires to be included on your paystubs. California law requires 9 specific items to be included on every paystub for every employee for every pay period- no exceptions.     The items are: gross  wages […]

Employee or Independent Contractor?

One of the biggest employment problem areas for small business owners is the misclassification of workers. So often, employers will label someone as an independent contractor when in fact they should be labeled as an employee. Why does it matter? What’s the difference? Generally, employers withhold money for taxes from an employee’s payroll check. Employers […]