Family, Adminstrative, Wage Disputes, Labor and Employment Law Firm in California
Goyette & Associates, Inc.
Gold River, California 95670
(916) 851-1900 or(888) 993-1600
Law Firm Overview
For over 20 years Goyette & Associates, Inc., has provided full scope legal services for labor and employment matters. Our labor lawyers represent private sector unions and public employee associations such as peace officer and firefighter organizations, management groups and general employee
Areas of Law
Articles Published by Goyette & Associates, Inc.
Employers Required to Provide Breaks, but not Required to Ensure no Work is Done - This morning, the California Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision in the case Brinker Restaurant Corporation v. Superior Court of San Diego County. Employees who worked for Brinker Restaurants, such as Chili’s and Maggiano’s Little Italy, claimed that they were not provided the meal and rest breaks to which they were entitled.Read Article
The economic downturn since 2007 has affected many aspects of labor and employment law, including wage and hour matters. Efforts by employers to lower labor costs as one of the means to deal with budget shortfalls have included refusing to grant pay increases in collective bargaining negotiations, minimizing or eliminating overtime, and basically doing everything possible to ‘get more out of existing (or even reduced) staff’ without hiring more employees.Read Article