Understand Your Right: California Minimum Wage

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Both the federal and state law set a minimum wage that is intended to protect workers against unjust or unfair compensation. The government recognizes the hard work and dedication of every employee, and this labor law ensures that people are paid properly. The minimum wage aims that all workers who contribute to society have enough […]

Exempt vs. Non-Exempt Employees

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Both the federal and state labor laws entitle employees to receive minimum wages and overtime pay. Workers subject to these wage and hour laws are considered “non-exempt,” while employees to whom these rules do not apply are considered “exempt.” Often, classifying employees between these two classifications is a complex task. It is important to remember […]

California Minimum Wage

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Generally, the law requires employers to pay their employee not less than the minimum wage per hour. The Federal Law, consistent with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), sets a minimum wage per hour that employers must pay their employees. In most States, separate State Labor Laws govern the minimum hourly rate. Consequently, employers must […]

California Minimum Wage

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What is the California Minimum Wage The current California minimum wage is set at $8.00 per hour. This number is mandated by state law and employers, except in specific circumstances, must pay their employees at least this wage. Sometimes employers will hire employees and try to pay them less than the minimum wage amount. If […]

Minimum Wage California

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Why am I paid less than minimum wage in California? You may be getting less than minimum wage in California if you work in a service industry. Servers are paid less than the required $8.00 per hour because part of their income is based on tips. You may also receive less than minimum wage if […]