Wage and Hour Law

Wage and hour law in California is the area of employment law that governs how employees are paid and ensures that employers are following the California Labor Code. Under the California Labor Code, eligible employees are entitled to mandatory rest and meal breaks, and employers face penalties if they fail to provide these mandatory breaks.  Read More …

California Fair Pay Act Touts Strongest Equal-Pay Protection in Nation

By Employment Lawyers Timothy Broderick and Katrina Saleen The California Fair Pay Act, which became effective January 1, 2016, touts the strongest equal-pay protection in the nation. The Act attempts to address long standing gender pay disparity. According to statistics relied upon by the California Legislature in passing the act, in 2014, a woman working  Read More …

Employee Classification Controversy

By Timothy Broderick, Attorney at Broderick Saleen Law Firm A current class action suit in San Francisco urges the court to declare that drivers for Uber are employees, as opposed to independent contractors. A controversy has arisen as to whether employees in companies like Uber and its rival Lyft should treat the drivers as employees  Read More …

California Fair Pay Act Will Help Women

By Timothy Broderick, Lawyer at Broderick Saleen Law Firm In 1963, President John K. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act, which bars employers from paying employees of one sex wages that are lower than those paid to a different sex doing the same work. In October, 2015, the Governor of California signed the California Fair  Read More …

Strict Title IX Reporting Requirements

By Timothy Broderick, Lawyer at Broderick Saleen Law Firm Under Title IX, universities such as Stanford are obliged to implement policies that employees, including student staff, must report all Title IX related concerns so that notification ultimately is given to the Title IX coordinator.

Facebook Faces Large Fine Over Privacy Breaches in France

Facebook was issued a $165,616 fine after a French watchdog group accused the company’s privacy policy of violating French law.  While this fine is not going to put a dent in Facebook’s assets, the decision could force Facebook to change the way it operates. According to the French watchdog group, Facebook allegedly compiles personal data  Read More …

Do You Need a Sexual Harassment Lawyer?

Sexual harassment can manifest itself in different forms, which makes it difficult for a sexual harassment victim to accurately assess the strength of their harassment claim and/or retaliation claim and what the next steps ought to be. An experienced sexual harassment lawyer can help you navigate the complications involved in employment law. In California, the courts  Read More …