I was scheduled to work today and my employer called me in early. When I got there they fired me. Am I entitled to pay for showing up?
If you were called in just before the beginning of your shift and you were terminated just before the beginning of your shift, you would be entitled to pay for part of the shift you lost. That is something called reporting time pay. You would not get pay for all of the scheduled hours, but you are likely going to be entitled to pay for half of the hours you were schedule to work. Here is some more information on reporting time pay: https://www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/FAQ_ReportingTimePay.htm
Good luck to you.
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