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An Analysis of Alcohol-Related Fatal Crashes: Which Days Are Most Dangerous?

At around 10 p.m. on July 4, 2020, a drunk driver struck a teenager on a motorcycle in Cowley County, Kansas, killing him at the scene. Even his helmet could not protect him from the severe impact of the head-on collision. On Christmas Eve 2020 at around 3 a.m., two San Antonio men were killed in separate collisions with the same drunk driver – a 26-year-old who entered Southeast Loop 410 the wrong way. One...
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California Overtime Laws

Few things generate more confusion than overtime pay in California. Much of this confusion revolves around the purposeful obfuscation of these laws on the part of employers, particularly when it comes to trying to get out of paying workers. Here, we want to discuss what California law says about paying overtime in this state. What Is Considered Overtime in California? The right to overtime pay is absolutely crucial to ensuring fair treatment of workers in...
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California Wage and Hour Laws

California workers deserve to be paid fairly. This includes receiving payment for all hours worked as well as payments for any agreed-upon commissions. California has long been known as a worker-friendly state, particularly when it comes to laws protecting wages. Here, we want to discuss the most common wage and hour laws that you need to know when you start working in California. These laws are crucial tools for ensuring that employers treat their workers...
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What Is the California Whistleblower Protection Act?

Whistleblower laws are put into place at the federal level and at the state level to help prevent employees from being retaliated against for reporting various violations of law or public policy. For example, whistleblower laws can help protect a person who comes forward to report sexual harassment or discrimination in the workplace. These laws can also protect a person reporting about illegal activity on the part of their employer or about unsafe work conditions....
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How Much Is Holiday Pay in California?

California has long been a fierce protector of employee rights. This is particularly true when it comes to ensuring that workers get paid appropriate wages. Not only does California strictly enforce minimum wage requirements and overtime laws, but they are also strict about how employees are classified. But, does California have any laws related to paying more to workers on holidays? Here, we want to discuss which holidays the state of California observes as well...
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