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Atty. C. Joe Sayas, Jr.

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C. Joe Sayas, Jr., Esq. is trial attorney who has obtained several million dollar recoveries for his clients against employers and insurance companies. He has been selected as a Super Lawyer by the Los Angeles Magazine, featured in the cover of Los Angeles Daily Journal’sVerdicts and Settlements, and is a member of the Million Dollar-Advocates Forum.


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Does your compensation plan pay for all hours worked?

RICHARD Brown and Charles Ridgeway worked for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. as truck drivers in California. Wal-Mart paid them per miles driven and per activity (drivers had to input pay codes for certain activities) rather than hours worked. The drivers sued … Continue reading

September 18, 2017

Are your paycheck deductions legal?

Q: I HAVE recently joined the work force and received my first paycheck. When I reviewed my paystub, I see all these deductions. What are allowable deductions and what are not? A: A payroll deduction is essentially a subtraction of … Continue reading

September 09, 2017

Are you paid lower wages because of your sex?

Q: I AM a single mom and I have worked for this company for several years. Recently, while talking with another newly hired male co-worker whose responsibilities are similar to mine, I discovered he was making as much as 50 … Continue reading

September 02, 2017

When insurance coverage is not enough

MS. Annie Cabrera* was a retired nurse, living out her life on her life savings from years of frugality, in a Pasadena house that she paid off before her retirement. She spent her golden years volunteering in many charitable organizations. … Continue reading

August 26, 2017

Victoria’s Secret agrees to pay employees for “call-in” reporting time

MAYRA Casas and Julio Fernandez worked as sales clerks for Victoria’s Secret in California.  Victoria’s Secret required them to follow two shift schedules: 1) the traditional shift which required them to show up at the store at the scheduled time; … Continue reading

August 20, 2017

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