Google accused of underpaying female employees

Following a government investigation into how Google pays its employees, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) alleges that Google systemically pays women less than men. The DOL is suing Google, a government contractor, to release compensation data to ensure that the company is adhering to equal opportunity laws. Google announced in April that they have […]

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Top 5 employee wage abuses

With so many unique job roles and employment practices in businesses, it can be difficult to discern whether some payment protocols adhere to state and/or federal law. Wage abuse is a common occurrence in the workplace, and employers and workers would benefit from understanding some of the common situations in which intentional or unintentional wage […]

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Los Angeles enacts Ordinance requiring 48 hours of paid sick leave

The City of Los Angeles recently enacted an Ordinance that increases employees’ mandatory sick leave entitlements, doubling the state requirements of 24 hours paid sick leave to 48 regardless of the size of business. On June 2, 2016, Mayor Eric Garcetti approved the Los Angeles Minimum Wage Ordinance (MWO) to take effect on July 1, […]

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