California Employment Law

Have California employment law questions? Ask a lawyer.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related California Employment Law Questions
Trucking company based in CA ,have a driver hired as 1099
Hi, trucking company based in CA ,have a driver hired as 1099 paid, i do long distance trips 1st trip CA-CT he was doing what ever he needed under the load, he disappeared poor communication with disp… read more
legalg
legalg
Other
Juris Doctorate
91 satisfied customers
I am a software engineer and want to join as a contractor on
I am a software engineer and want to join as a contractor on W2. I want to find out once my contract ends and I eligible for unemployment benefit? … read more
Patrick, Esq.
Patrick, Esq.
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
16,335 satisfied customers
I have a question Regarding non competence agreement between
i have a question Regarding non competence agreement between me and my employer … read more
Maverick
Maverick
Doctoral Degree
7,322 satisfied customers
I moved from the east coast to CA contractual job. The job
I moved from the east coast to CA for a contractual job. The job only lasted for 1.5 months, in which I was paid hourly. Are contractor's eligible for unemployment insurance? I was verbally told that … read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney
Juris Doctor
1,285 satisfied customers
Independent Contractor needs payment protection clause
I'm a CA independent contractor reviewing an agreement from a company in NV and want to add something that will ensure I get paid for my services (executed agreements and closed sales) after terminati… read more
Joseph
Joseph
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
1,157 satisfied customers
Steven did doing in-home care job, but the employer gave him
Steven did doing in-home care job, but the employer gave him 1099-misc instead of W-2. His self-employed net income was only $40 in 2013, so no self-emloyed tax paid. Recently, Steven suffered from le… read more
Patrick, Esq.
Patrick, Esq.
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
16,335 satisfied customers
I am working a consultancy (NewJersy based) and wanted to resign
I am working a consultancy (NewJersy based) and wanted to resign from the consultancy by giving 2 weeks service notice period.. whereas in the offer letter I have observed the below... (I never aware … read more
Joseph
Joseph
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
1,157 satisfied customers
Hello. I work as a contractor in Bay Area, California. I am
Hello. I work as a contractor in the Bay Area, California. I am an Executive Assistant in one of the big Silicon Valley companies. I started my job in September 2013 and worked 50-60 hours weekly unti… read more
Joseph
Joseph
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
1,157 satisfied customers
I received a Proposed Assessment from the California EDD; they
I received a Proposed Assessment from the California EDD; they stated that several independent contractors that I hired over the years should have been classified as "statutory employees" instead of i… read more
Joseph
Joseph
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
1,157 satisfied customers
We are having a staffing company, we had placed one candidate
We are having a staffing company, we had placed one candidate to our client, he worked on site with the client and he never worked on our office site, we paid him all the amount agreed on 1099 terms w… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney
Juris Doctor
1,285 satisfied customers
I have a question about CA LLC and unemployment insurance claims:
I have a question about CA LLC and unemployment insurance claims: We need to address the following three cases (1) LLC member (paid as owner draw files K1) (2) part-time employee (W2) (3) contractor (… read more
Joseph
Joseph
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
1,157 satisfied customers
I signed an employment contract through an independent contractor
I signed an employment contract through an independent contractor to do work over a month ago. Since I signed the contract, it has been delayed by problems presented on the part of the contractor, and… read more
Joseph
Joseph
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
1,157 satisfied customers
I am an engineer looking for contract work (Corp2Corp or 1099).
I am an engineer looking for contract work (Corp2Corp or 1099). One company has agreed but gave me an offer letter that does not indicate that type of position. The position is for an onsite position … read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
36,229 satisfied customers
Dear Attorney, Thank your or your resposne to my question
Dear Attorney, Thank your or your resposne to my question on terminating employment of employees who are not meeting my expectations. 1. When hired, I gave them written offer letter. For terminating, … read more
Joseph
Joseph
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
1,157 satisfied customers
I have been working as a financial advisor on a 2 year contract
I have been working as a financial advisor on a 2 year contract for a transportation company in the Salinas Valley. My contracted salary was $2,400 a week. At the end of the contract, the President ve… read more
Patrick, Esq.
Patrick, Esq.
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
16,335 satisfied customers
I am pregnant and employed at a company with 4 employees (less
I am pregnant and employed at a company with 4 employees (less than 5) however, they have 3 more "self contracted" employees who work for them. Dr L is chosing to say that I dont qualify for pregnancy… read more
Joseph
Joseph
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
1,157 satisfied customers
I was hired on contract in July 2011 to work for a company
I was hired on contract in July 2011 to work for a company helping to validate a piece of lab equipment. I am a licensed Clinical Scientist whose previous job ended when the company moved to Australia… read more
Joseph
Joseph
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
1,157 satisfied customers
Hi. Im wondering if you can please provide some answers re:
Hi. I'm wondering if you can please provide some answers re: my work situation. I've been working for a high tech corporation in the bay area (for the past 5 years) but have a 3rd party that i'm emplo… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney
Juris Doctor
1,285 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

LawTalk

LawTalk

Attorney

1,285 satisfied customers

I have 30 years of experience in the practice of law, including employment law and discrimination law.

Brandon, Esq.

Brandon, Esq.

Lawyer

348 satisfied customers

Has received a certificate of recognition from the California State Senate for his outstanding legal service.

melissamesq

melissamesq

Attorney

232 satisfied customers

Represent clients to maximum recovery in employment cases.

Law Educator, Esq.

Law Educator, Esq.

Attorney

102 satisfied customers

JA Mentor -Attorney Labor/employment, corporate, sports law, admiralty/maritime and civil rights law

legalg

legalg

Other

91 satisfied customers

General Practitioner. Research Attorney

Ben S.

Ben S.

Attorney

59 satisfied customers

Employment Law Attorney (California)

Eric Yepez

Eric Yepez

31 satisfied customers

General Counsel at UniversalMed Supply

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x