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  • 3 days or quit

    Asked by a user in Encino, CA - over 5 years ago.

    California law strictly prohibits "self-help," so the answer to your question is that the tenant can stay until the landlord files a law suit and obtains a judgment from the court, and the sheriff...

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  • Meal Breaks & Rest Breaks?

    Asked by a user in Los Angeles, CA - about 4 years ago.

    That's a very good question. An employer who fails to provide an employee with one or more of the required half-hour, uninterrupted meal periods must pay that employee one additional hour of...

  • Employment Retaliation settlement

    Asked by a user in California - about 4 years ago.

    There are too many factors to list here, including the nature of your work, your work and salary history, the nature and severity of the retaliation, the damages suffered, the time off work, if any,...

  • Unpaid wages for a hourly employee?

    Asked by a user in Los Angeles, CA - about 4 years ago.

    Generally speaking, California law requires an employer to pay an employee for "standby" time when the employer requires the employee to be at the employer's place of business. As stated in the...

  • I'm in search of a Lawyer to assist me in a lawsuit, please contact me if you would consider taking the case.

    Asked by a user in California - about 4 years ago.

    The best way for you to find a lawyer to help you is to contact your local bar association. Many bar associations maintain lawyer referal services, listing attorneys in particular fields of...

  • I am a hairstylist, my salon gives too many discounts

    Asked by a user in San Diego, CA - about 4 years ago.

    Generally speaking, employers must pay their employees at least minimum wage. There are very limited exceptions, but this is the general rule. Minimum wage in California is $8.00 per hour. If you...

  • My work is not following my dr. orders for my medical condition needs, is this legal?

    Asked by a user in Anaheim, CA - about 4 years ago.

    You should speak with an attorney who represents employees in disability discrimination cases. The California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA) maintains a database of such lawyers on its web...

  • Should I call/write DLSE again or wait and be patient and quiet?

    Asked by a user in Carmel Valley, CA - about 4 years ago.

    It never hurts to sty in touch on an important issue like this, but you should understand the DLSE staffers frequently have large caseloads and insufficient resources to handle their work. I would...

  • What kind of employee am I?

    Asked by a user in Simi Valley, CA - about 4 years ago.

    Under California law, the question of whether one is an independent contractor or employee depends on the particular facts of each case. Generally speaking, the most important factor is whether the...

  • Do I need an attorney who specialized CSEA / Labor Union / State Employees? Why is it so difficult to find an attorney?

    Asked by a user in La Habra, CA - about 4 years ago.

    You should speak with an attorney who has experience with these issues. The California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA) maintains a database of such lawyers on its web site, www.cela.org. You...