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California Caregivers - Attorney Discusses Whether You Qualify for Overtime

California Caregivers - Attorney Discusses Whether You Qualify for Overtime August 9, 2016. By Jane Mundy.
Woodland Hills,Under California law, most caregivers must be paid overtime when working 24-hours shifts. Judging from the number of inquiries to LawyersandSettlements from home care attendants, this law is confusing.
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Lyft: The Jury’s Still Out

Lyft: The Jury’s Still Out April 15, 2016. By Jane Mundy.
Los Angeles, CA: Everyone working in the “shared economy” is likely waiting the outcome of the Lyft litigation with baited breath. Attorney Todd Scherwin explains that, if drivers have been misclassified, employers will be on the hook for California overtime and benefits - and it will cost the consumer.
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Automatic Clock-Out Spells Potential California Overtime Lawsuit

Automatic Clock-Out Spells Potential California Overtime Lawsuit June 27, 2015. By Jane Mundy.
Sacramento, CA Employers who have in place automatic clock-out to monitor when employees begin and finish their shift and take meal breaks could be facing a California overtime lawsuit. Attorney Ben Stewart says that “auto clock-out” is prevalent in lots of businesses and the system is increasingly abused, to the detriment of workers.
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California Employment Attorney: “Everyone’s Time Is Valuable”

California Employment Attorney: “Everyone’s Time Is Valuable” April 21, 2015. By Heidi Turner.
Lancaster, CA A growing area of unpaid wages litigation includes off-the-clock work such as donning and doffing safety gear. Employees in California who are required to put on and take off protective gear for their shift and are not paid for their time may be eligible to file an unpaid wages lawsuit against their employer. Kitty Szeto, attorney at R. Rex Parris Law Firm, says employee time is valuable time that should be properly compensated by employers.
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Attorney Explains California Overtime and Inside Sales Employees

Attorney Explains California Overtime and Inside Sales Employees August 9, 2012. By Jane Mundy.
Sacramento, CA If you are an inside sales worker and have worked more than 40 hours a week, you may be entitled to California overtime. Further, if you are salaried, collect commissions and have been paid overtime, it is possible that your employer miscalculated your overtime rate, according to attorney Allen Vaught at Baron and Budd law firm.
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"Limo Drivers Eligible for California Overtime," Says Attorney

"Limo Drivers Eligible for California Overtime," Says Attorney May 24, 2011. By Jane Mundy.
San Mateo, CA Limo drivers in California and other states, such as Nevada, are not getting paid overtime because their employers have classified them as exempt. However, attorney Mark Thierman filed a class-action lawsuit on behalf of Las Vegas limousine drivers against Bell Trans, Nevada's largest limousine company, alleging failure to pay minimum wage and overtime. Thierman says limo drivers in California are also misclassified and are therefore eligible for California Overtime pay.
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California Overtime and Exemption: LawyersandSettlements.com asks an Expert

June 22, 2007. By Jane Mundy.
Washington, DC Lawyer Harvey Shulman has represented employers in several Department of Labor overtime investigations and class action litigations. In this interview with LawyersandSettlements, he explains California overtime versus overtime in other states, and whether or not an IT employee is exempt from overtime.
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