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Why Companies Steal Money from their Employees

By | June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Employment Attorneys, Wages & Hours|

More money is stolen each year through wage theft than all other crimes combined.   Approximately 135 $Billion.  Low wage workers are hit hardest as they on average lost about one-third of their earnings each year to wage theft.   This video explains the two primary reasons why wage theft happens. [...]

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Business Expense Reimbursement for San Francisco Employees

By | August 7th, 2015|Categories: Wages & Hours|Tags: , |

Business Expense Reimbursement For San Francisco Employees - What You Need to Know if You Pay Business Expenses Out-of-Pocket Many San Francisco employees are required to commute between two or more work sites during the day.  This obligation raises several important issues that San Francisco employees should be aware of.  First, San Francisco employees are entitled to [...]

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IS JESSE PINKMAN ENTITLED TO OVERTIME PAY?

By | October 10th, 2013|Categories: Wages & Hours|

THIS POST CONTAINS SOME SPOILERS Jesse Pinkman has a lot of things on his mind, including an open DEA investigation and the violent death of everyone he's ever loved.  Unpaid wages are probably not high on his list of priorities. Still, he may want to think about talking to an employment lawyer when the dust settles, [...]

Overtime Pay Basics – Video

By | September 26th, 2013|Categories: Wages & Hours|Tags: , , , |

Are  you entitled to overtime pay?  This video explains the basics. http://ottingerlaw.wistia.com/medias/imvh9u96qm Everyone is Assumed to be Entitled to Overtime Pay Under the law, everyone is assumed to be entitled to overtime pay.   It does not matter how you are paid or what kind of work you do.  Even people who earn a salalry are [...]

5 Tricks Companies Use to Avoid Paying Overtime to Employees

By | January 14th, 2013|Categories: Wages & Hours|Tags: , , , |

The overtime pay laws are old and complicated and most people do not understand them.  Many companies do their best to NOT explain the laws their employees.  Here is a list 5 tricks with examples that companies use to cheat employees out of overtime pay: Trick #1.  Working Off The Clock Some people are required to [...]

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