“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”

- Martin Luther King’s Letter from a Birmingham Jail

I am a 30-year paralegal and this firm was referred to me to possibly represent my wife in a wage-hour claim against a school district, as I do not have expertise in litigating such claims against a public sector employer, like I do in the private sector. I contacted the firm over three months ago, with a summary of potential claims I discovered when we applied for her retirement benefits. After a ...

California Passes Minimum Wage Increase

California workers may find a bit more to be thankful for this year, as the Governor passed a minimum wage increase from the previous $8.00 an hour to $10 per hour. San Francisco is still a leader for prevailing wages, and beats the national and California law minimum wage, requiring employers to pay a minimum wage of $10.50 per hour. The $10 minimum wage in California will gradually be phased in until it becomes the law of the land in 2016. The bill increasing minimum wage is not indexed to inflation, ensuring further fights for California workers to maintain a living wage.
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