At-will employment explained

On behalf of Sullivan Law Group APC posted in wrongful termination on Friday, July 27, 2018. A common assumption amongst many working professionals in San Diego is that firings are rare, so much so that it is believed that one almost has to put a good deal of effort into getting his or her employer to fire him. In reality, however, firings, dismissals and …

When your employer wants to avoid paying you

On behalf of Sullivan Law Group APC on Tuesday, July 17, 2018. In the state of California, many employers ask janitors and housekeepers working for them to perform work tasks «off the clock.» If you are a janitor or housekeeper in this situation, you may be wondering whether the practice is legal.  The answer is that it is not. The law requires your employer …

What are the wage laws for minors?

On behalf of Sullivan Law Group APC posted in wage & hour laws on Tuesday, July 10, 2018. If you have a child who will soon be working in the state of California, then you might want to become more familiar with the laws that guide the employment of minors. One area that is often overlooked is the wages. According to the Department of …

Can an employer fire me in retaliation?

On behalf of Sullivan Law Group APC posted in wrongful termination on Sunday, July 1, 2018. Employers in California are beholden to federal and state laws when it comes to termination. These regulations state that it’s illegal to discharge a worker for certain reasons, such as those based on race, sex, or country of origin. It’s also not permissible for employers to fire a …