WORKPLACE LAW - Unintentional Scrooge

Question: My business has been traditionally closed for the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.…


WORKPLACE LAW - Employer of minors

Question: I employ a number of high school students over the Christmas holidays. This morning on…


WORKPLACE LAW - Overworked Partner Seeking Overtime Pay

Question: I am a working partner in a small business. My partner supplied all of the start up…


WORKPLACE LAW - Working Hard in Carmel

Question: I read that the passage of Proposition 64, the proposition to stop frivolous lawsuits,…


WORKPLACE LAW - Overweight and unemployed

Question: I just lost my job and I think it is because of my weight. I worked in a clothing store…


WORKPLACE LAW - Considering Settlement in Seaside

Question: I own a business, and a former employee is suing me for back pay and discrimination. My…


WORKPLACE LAW - Employee Concerned With Budget

Question: My office manager regularly organizes social events during work hours. They are…


WORKPLACE LAW - New Sexual Harassment Bill

Question: I read in the newspaper that Governor Schwarzenegger signed a bill that would require…


WORKPLACE LAW - Hiring New Employees for the Holiday

Question: I hire a lot of seasonal employees around the holidays and I recently read somewhere…


WORKPLACE LAW - Curious About Time Off To Vote Rights

Question: My business is open 24 hours per day. I know that there are some laws about allowing…


WORKPLACE LAW - Working Parent in Marina

Question: I have three school age children. Now that they are back in school, I want to take time…


WORKPLACE LAW - Employer Seeking Rights Regarding Alcoholism

Question: I have an employee who requested time off so that he can receive treatment for…