Category Archives: Overtime Laws

A Simple Guide to Exempt vs Non-Exempt Employees

Employment Status Advice from a Bay Area Lawyer

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Every business owner or manager wants what is the best for the company with their primary objective being maximized profits. One of the most valuable assets for a successful business are hard working employees that are competent, time oriented, practice high levels of due diligence, and highly reliable. Such employees will ensure that there is minimal waste and that the production rate is high and efficient. Continue reading

Are Bus/Truck Drivers Entitled to Overtime?

As a Bus/Truck Driver, Am I Entitled to Overtime Under California Law?

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If you’re a bus driver or truck driver in Northern California, you deserve to be paid fairly for your work. But does the law entitle you to receive overtime for working certain jobs? This is a trickier question than you might realize. Knowing your rights is essential, since you can’t necessarily count on your employer or on an outside regulatory agency to ensure fair play. Continue reading

Difference between Overtime and Double Overtime in California

Maybe you’re a California government employee who’s on the verge of foreclosure, and you and your spouse are desperately crunching your budget numbers to see whether you’re “missing” any income. Or maybe you’re an abused or harassed employee, and you have the strong intuition that your employer has been violating California’s work and hour laws – perhaps in a major way. Continue reading

What to do If Overtime Isn’t Paid by Employer

What can I do if my employer doesn’t pay me my overtime wages?

You can either file a wage claim eve with the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (the Labor Commissioner’s Office), or you can file a lawsuit in court against your employer in to recover the lost wages. Additionally, if you no longer work for this employer, you can make a claim for the waiting time penalty pursuant to Labor Code Section 203.

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