It seems like it should be easy to get time off for religious holidays. But some employees are hitting a wall when it comes to their requests – paid or not.
Employees and independent contractors have separate provisions and exemptions under California employment law, so it is important for both employers and workers to understand the differences between the two classifications. No one wants to be denied their rights or have to face legal action, because they chose or received the wrong employment status.
You may have been hearing about a new employment law in California called the Fair Pay Act, which is awaiting Governor Brown’s signature but expected to go into effect shortly.
If you applied for unemployment in California, but were denied, then you may want to consider appealing the unemployment decision to try and recover the benefits.
U.S. Employment Laws Include OSHA Workplace Regulations