California's wage and hour laws have become very complex over the years. Employers who do not fully understand them can suffer serious legal trouble if they violate these laws. The fact that the violation was unintentional will not help if an employee decides to file a claim. However, if business owners build a relationship with an attorney experienced in employment defense for employers, it can help them avoid unintentional violations in the first place.
Operating a business with employees in the modern world has become quite a complicated endeavor for California employers. Along with ensuring that their business remains successful, employers must also learn to manage any legal complaints leveraged by their workers. Examples of common complaints include the following.
Once again, debates regarding worker classification could put California employers at risk.