California Employment Law

Have California employment law questions? Ask a lawyer.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related California Employment Law Questions
I have a question on W2 employee and W2 contractor. I am
I have a question on W2 employee and W2 contractor. … read more
Roy Hadavi
Roy Hadavi
Attorney
Juris Doctorate
19 satisfied customers
I work for a company in California that is inc and pays me
I work for a company in California that is inc and pays me salary plus bonuses. They owe me bonus money, but cannot afford to pay me the 20,000 they owe me. They want to add the amount on a w-2 and th… read more
Patrick, Esq.
Patrick, Esq.
Lawyer
14,892 satisfied customers
I am a home based consultant, doing work at home and the
I am a home based consultant, doing work at home and the client of the employer's site. I never do work at the employer location. I am given a laptop by the client to do all work. My W2 summary does n… read more
Expert
Expert
My employer made a mistake, they were not deducting social
HI, My employer made a mistake, they were not deducting social security and medicare taxes for 3 years. As I was international student, my first year I was under OPT Visa, which did not require that w… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
125,244 satisfied customers
My issue is regarding a sales contract containing a draw
Customer: Hi, I'm TD, and my issue is regarding a sales contract containing a draw that was not collected when it should have been. My employer is now telling me that they found this, and are deductin… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
125,244 satisfied customers
I live in California. My employer just notified me that for
I live in California. My employer just notified me that for the past 7 months I have been over paid. I am a salaried employee exempt status. My work time is submitted by the assistant administrator. I… read more
Patrick, Esq.
Patrick, Esq.
Lawyer
14,892 satisfied customers
I have a full-time job and I'm not allowed to have a second
I have a full-time job and I'm not allowed to have a second job. I help my girlfriend at her work is it legal for them to put my wages on her check so my full-time employer does not find out am I brea… read more
Patrick, Esq.
Patrick, Esq.
Lawyer
14,892 satisfied customers
2 questions: In regards XXXXX XXXXX repayment of a sales draw,
2 questions: In regards XXXXX XXXXX repayment of a sales draw, the payments to me have already been taxed. How would it be handled from a tax perspective if I were to pay it back in pre-taxed money? M… read more
Patrick, Esq.
Patrick, Esq.
Lawyer
14,892 satisfied customers
I am in the mortgage industry in CA. There were recent changes
I am in the mortgage industry in CA. There were recent changes (Dodd Frank?) that say we now have to be paid commissions by W2 instead of 1099. That's fine, but my bank is taking 10% off the top of my… read more
Joseph
Joseph
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
1,157 satisfied customers
Hi I have an employer that reported to the IRS more money than
Hi I have an employer that reported to the IRS more money than he actually paid me about $50 thousand overhead I have all the check stubs to prove that I dint make what he claims I did and to top it o… 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
my nameis mike and i own a test only smog station inc. in Feb.2013
my nameis mike and i own a test only smog station inc. in Feb.2013 we hired a smog tech. just before we hired him i went to iran for 2 months to take care of my 9o year old dad. i came back mid april … read more
Joseph
Joseph
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
1,157 satisfied customers
I currently have a complaint against my prior employer for
I currently have a complaint against my prior employer for unpaid overtime, meal/break time, etc. I attended the arbitration hearing without a lawyer and was presented with some confusing issues and t… read more
Brandon, Esq.
Brandon, Esq.
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
348 satisfied customers
Hello, I am currently employed in Massachusetts, part-time,
Hello, I am currently employed in Massachusetts, part-time, under a W2. I can perform 100% of my responsibilities online. What would happen if I were to take another part time opportunity in Californi… read more
Brandon, Esq.
Brandon, Esq.
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
348 satisfied customers
My employer is refusing to issue me a corrected W2 so I cam
My employer is refusing to issue me a corrected W2 so I cam amend my taxes. I was overpaid, and am willing to return any refund money to my employer, but they still refuse. Is this legal? They want me… read more
Patrick, Esq.
Patrick, Esq.
Lawyer
14,892 satisfied customers
My name isXXXXXLaughlin ([email protected]) and my son,
My name isXXXXX ([email protected]) and my son, Andrew, works for an outfit on Venice Beach, CA called the "GREEN DOCTORS", 2007 Green Front Walk, Venice CA 90291. He has two problems with his pay chec… read more
Joseph
Joseph
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
1,157 satisfied customers
after 3 years of paying me from his personal checking acct
after 3 years of paying me from his personal checking acct and not withholding any deductions my employer is now saying he will be issuing me W4's for all 3 years. i never was issued or did i sign any… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
35,655 satisfied customers
I just filed an unemployment benefits claim. The EDD employee
I just filed an unemployment benefits claim. The EDD employee asked me several times if I'm self-employed. I answered that I'm not. I wonder why he was asking me this and how it may impact my unemploy… 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

80 satisfied customers

Represent clients to maximum recovery in employment cases.

legalg

legalg

Other

68 satisfied customers

General Practitioner. Research Attorney

Eric Yepez

Eric Yepez

21 satisfied customers

General Counsel at UniversalMed Supply

Roy Hadavi

Roy Hadavi

Attorney

19 satisfied customers

Attorney at Law Offices of Rosenstein & Associates

Ben S.

Ben S.

Attorney

18 satisfied customers

Employment Law Attorney (California)

< 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