Labor Law Articles and Information

Minimum salary requirement for California computer/software ­professionals

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What is the minimum salary requirement under the California computer/software ­related professional exemption? California Labor Code §515.5  provides that certain computer software employees are exempt from the requirement that an overtime rate of compensation be paid pursuant to Labor Code §510 if certain criteria are met. One of the required criteria is that the employee’s hourly […]

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Overtime Laws Could Be Loosened Under GOP Comp-Time Proposal

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WASHINGTON — House Republicans are planning to introduce legislation that could loosen the nation’s 75-year-old law governing overtime in the workplace, allowing employers and workers to choose taking compensatory time off rather than the traditional time-and-a-half pay…. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/03/overtime-laws-gop-proposal_n_3006658.html

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Finding a Labor Lawyer: Where Do I Start?

If you are involved in an employment law conflict, or need legal advice about an employment-related matter, it is highly recommended to contact an employment law attorney. Understanding when to hire or contact a labor lawyer can make the difference between getting justice and compensation for your lost time and hard work, and never receiving […]

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I Hate My Boss! What Can I Do?

Most of us have had a boss we hated for one reason or another—and now you are finding yourself in this predicament. Perhaps your boss is just plain mean, annoying, feels the need to disagree and argue with everything you say, or is simply not the brightest bulb in the box. For any of those […]

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U.S. Department of Labor Announces Smartphones Application

May 9, 2011 The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the launch of its first application for smartphones, a timesheet to help employees independently track the hours they work and determine the wages they are owed. Available in English and Spanish, users conveniently can track regular work hours, break time and any overtime hours for one […]

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