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Is My Business Spending Creeping onto my Personal Credit Report?

Small business owners

For many start-ups and small business owners, a business line of credit is a critical source of funds to meet monthly business cash flow needs. For many businesses, a business credit card serves as an important part of managing business expenses. As might be expected, most bank credit card issuers require an owner of a […]

The EFTA: Consumer Rights Against Unauthorized Bank Transactions

Consumer Rights Against Unauthorized Bank Transactions

Have you had trouble getting reimbursed by your bank for account transactions you didn’t make or authorize? Most of us have experienced something like this: You look through your account statement and find some transfers or cash withdrawals that you did not make. You investigate it and discover that, indeed, these transactions are unauthorized. So […]

Am I Entitled to a Meal Break in California?

About California Meal Break Law In many ways, California labor law is more generous to workers as compared to federal laws. For example, under California law non-exempt workers must receive an uninterrupted 30-minute meal break if they work for more than 5 hours. However, if you do not work more than 6 hours in one […]

Bad Faith Practices in Insurance

When you purchase insurance coverage, you sign a contract in good faith with a company that you trust will cover problems like car accidents or medical emergencies. What happens when the insurer refuses to pay out for a claim that the insurance policy covers? Are you the only one the company is denying coverage to? […]

Are Your Wages Being Stolen by Your Employer?

Perhaps you suspect your company does not pay you fair wages, but you cannot prove it. Even if the stolen wages amount to little, you deserve to know. The Economic Policy Institute explores underhanded ways employers steal wages from workers. If any of the following sound familiar, you may have a legal case. Minimum wage […]

Get the Facts About Equal Pay Action Against Google

According to a May 2021 report in the Los Angeles Times, a group of four women received class-action status for their gender discrimination lawsuit against Google. Nearly 11,000 current and former female employees could potentially benefit from a victory in the case, which seeks more than $600 million in damages. Learn more about how the […]

Do Employers Need to Reimburse Work-at-Home Employees for Their Expenses?

Working at home has caused some confusion about labor law matters. In addition to matters pertaining to working hours and overtime, employers and employees alike lack clarity about reimbursable expenses. In California, employers typically must reimburse workers for their expenses from working at home. Here are a few things that California workers should know about […]