Employment Issues

March 16, 2020

Today, we will provide you with a few things to keep in mind as an employer while navigating through these uncertain times of Covid-19. We will continue to keep you informed. Please do not hesitate to contact our attorneys for any legal matters as they arise. 1.    Is it legal to ask an employee to work…

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Overtime: Exempt v. Nonexempt – Can You Pass DOL Scrutiny?

February 23, 2011

Exempt or not exempt is the question. Especially as recently both the federal and state governments increased their enforcement of wage and hour laws. This comes as no surprize after President Obama had ordered the hiring of a significant number of new investigators to focus on this issue and nothing else. We all know that…

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Employee Afraid to Ask for California Overtime

February 10, 2011

A bookkeeper and office manager for a real estate company in California with about 30 real estate agents—she was busy. She was also paid hourly by the agency which results in one conclusion: she was not qualified as exempt. “Her boss always worked her overtime and never paid her for it” explains her husband… and…

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February 2, 2011

With all the job applications pouring in and all the Summer Associates asking to work here I was given this link by another lawyer and I feel sharing it as it addresses several issues common to job interviews, be it in the international field or not. Now, there are essentially 3 questions every hiring manager…

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