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California Minimum Wage Laws

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CALIFORNIA MINIMUM WAGE LAWS Below is a summary of minimum wage rates in specific California cities and counties, as of December 11, 2023. New employment laws in California are passed all the time, and employers as well as employees should monitor their work locations for potential new minimum wage rates. City Minimum Wage Rate Alameda,…

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An Overview of an Injured Employee’s California Workers’Compensation Case

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At Gateway Pacific Law Group (GPACLAW), we understand the stress and uncertaintyfacing an injured worker. This guide aims to walk you through the timeline of a Californiaworkers’ compensation case, empowering you to make informed decisions throughout theprocess. Remember, GPACLAW is here to advocate for your rights and maximize your benefits.This guide is merely a summary…

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A Summary of the QME Process in California Workers’ Compensation Cases

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The Qualified Medical Examiner or QME Process is a very important part of an injuredworker’s claim. This article will briefly summarize some important things about QME’s andprovide tips to injured workers to apply to ensure a thorough and accurate QME examination.But before we continue, Remember, this article is not legal advice. If you have any…

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The Importance of Medical Treatment in California Workers’ Compensation Cases

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The purpose of this blog is to provide a general overview of medical treatment for employees injured on the job in California.  When a worker gets injured while on the job in California they often face a situation both physically and emotionally. During these times it is crucial to understand the role that medical treatment…

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California Employers’ Duties Under the Fair Employment and Housing Act: The Interactive Process Simplified

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Introduction California workers have rights protecting them from discrimination and ensuring equal opportunities at work. The interactive process under FEHA is one of the most important aspects of these rights for workers with a disability. Employers and employees have specific responsibilities under FEHA when it comes to the interactive process. We will discuss what the…

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Anti-Retaliation Protections for California Workers in 2023-2024

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California offers substantial protections to employees from being retaliated against for exercising their workplace rights. These laws safeguard workers from facing retaliation by their employers when they participate in protected activities. These activities include reporting instances of discrimination or harassment, reporting illegal conduct or safety violations, seeking accommodations for a disability, and filing for workers…

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California Law AB 497 Retaliation Claims

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Recently Signed Law Helps California Employees Establish Retaliation Claims California SB 497, also known as the Equal Pay and Anti-Retaliation Protection Act, is a new law that provides additional protections to whistleblowers in the state. The law was signed into effect by Governor Gavin Newsom on October 8, 2023, and goes into effect on January…

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Settlements in Workers’ Compensation Cases – An Overview

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The purpose of workers’ compensation is to provide benefits to workers, through an insurance policy paid by the employer, who are injured or become ill on the job or because of their job (We’ll explain this in more detail later). Remember, this article is not legal advice. If you have questions about a workers’ compensation…

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California Workplace Safety Law: Your Rights and What to Do If You Are Injured

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As an employee in California, you have the right to a safe and healthful workplace. The California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) is a state agency that enforces occupational safety and health standards in California. Cal/OSHA’s mission is to “assure safe and healthful working conditions for all working men and women in California.” Cal/OSHA…

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California Labor Laws Demystified: “Summary of Differences Between Independent Contractors and Exempt Employees”

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Determining the employment status of a worker can be tricky, especially when it comes to independent contractors. California law has strict standards for determining whether a worker is an independent contractor or an employee, and misclassification can result in significant penalties for employers. We will explore the complex landscape of California law surrounding the classification…

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