Many people enjoy going to nail salons to be pampered. Although it may be fun for the customers, behind the scenes, the workers claim that they are being overworked and underpaid. California workers who are not exempt and are paid hourly should at least receive minimum wage and be given overtime pay in accordance with state and federal labor laws. When this does not happen and issues remains unresolved, the workers may look to the court to resolve their payment dispute.
The United States is often called the land of opportunity, which entices many foreign workers to come to the country for work. However, these workers may not be familiar with their rights regarding proper compensation under state and federal employment laws and may be underpaid, as a result. A man who was outsourced by Wipro Ltd. to work at DirectTV in California claims that he was not given payment for overtime, because he was incorrectly classified as exempt.
Many workers strive to be promoted to management, especially in retail, so that they can make more money for their families. While in these positions, the workers expect to make more money and perform managerial duties. One of the managers at a California Walmart claims she was misclassified and, thus, denied payment for the overtime hours that she worked.
Working in a restaurant kitchen can require extensive hours and a great deal of hard work. Some positions in the kitchen have managerial titles, but not every instance should classify the California workers as exempt from receiving payment for overtime. If the workers believe they are not being paid correctly, they may choose to take legal action to claim the compensation they believe they are owed. Recently, a former kitchen manager filed a complaint on behalf of himself and others because he believes they were misclassified and exempted from overtime.
Stars can lead a very hectic lifestyle, which may require them to hire assistants to help them get their life in order so that they stay on task. Although they may be rich and famous, they are still obligated to follow applicable California state and federal labor laws. If their employees are not paid accordingly, they may file a payment dispute to get what they believe is owed to them.
Most employees enjoy their jobs and are lucky enough to have a good relationship with their employers. They are fairly compensated for their work according to an agreement between them and their companies. Unfortunately, there are those who are not so fortunate. A group of California healthcare workers are currently in an employment dispute and have accused their employer of several violations relating to fair compensation.
Teachers were in a dispute with the school board of Desert Sands over payments. The payment dispute involved the concern over the increase in class size and no wage increases over the years. The California School Board recently approved raises for teachers.