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Atty. C. Joe Sayas, Jr.

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Clarifying California’s rules on breaks

Q: I have just entered the work force and I work in the service industry on 12-hour shifts. My supervisor says I am entitled to one 30-minute lunch break and two rest breaks of 10 minutes each. A co-worker said … Continue reading

February 17, 2018

“Independent contractor” classification can be a bad bargain for workers

Q: I work as a travelling technician or  ompany. Recently, my employer asked me to sign an “independent contractor” agreement and told me that I will now be receiving a 1099 instead of a W-2. Being on 1099 allows me to take … Continue reading

February 10, 2018

Should employers be liable for sex harassment by non-employees?

M.F. worked for Pacific Pearl Hotel Management, LLC as a housekeeper at its five-building hotel property. One morning, the hotel’s engineering manager saw a drunk trespasser with a beer in his hand walking inside the hotel and using the elevator. … Continue reading

January 27, 2018

Is obesity protected under disability discrimination laws?

KETRYN Cornell has been diagnosed as severely obese since childhood with a body mass index of over 50. Her weight interferes with daily life functions, including bathing and walking. She cannot stand for more than an hour, cannot walk more … Continue reading

January 20, 2018

#MeToo is not just a movement, it is evidence in discrimination claims

“ Apart from becoming a cultural phenomenon, the phrase ‘me-too’ is actually found in the law, as when plaintiffs invoke ‘me-too’ evidence in support of their claims for damages involving sexual harassment and discrimination.” THE MeToo ampaign started about 10 years ago but only recently developed into a … Continue reading

January 13, 2018

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