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Do I Have the Parental Right to Miss Work for School Events?

At one time or another, most parents have left work early to participate in some aspect of their child’s education.  It might be a parent-teacher…

Do I have Job Protection during a Health Emergency?

At some point in your life, it is almost inevitable that a family health issue will cause you to miss work to attend to a…

Can I get overtime pay in California if I’m being paid a salary?

The general employment rule in California is that if you work more than 8 hours in a day or more than 40 hours in a…

What Rights Do I Have to My Vacation and Sick Pay?

By Brent Buchsbaum Most employers have a policy of providing vacation pay.  There is a general understanding that employees in competitive industries are pushed very…

If I Lose My Job, Do I Still get Paid My Future Sales Commissions?

By Brent Buchsbaum When a salesperson is abruptly let go, one of the first questions that usually arises is whether the employer will pay out…