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  • What Are the Laws Involved in Employment Tips?
      by HG.org

    Employees that work as servers or wait staff earn a meager amount per hour and the rest is compensated through tips provided by customers. However, there are laws that govern these tips and the tax implications could cause the employees to violate various laws when they do not understand what must be done each year.

  • Are Pooled Tips for Waiters Legal?
      by HG.org

    In the United States, most servers work for less than the standard employee and are compensated by tips from customers as expected in the country. However, based on what laws are in effect and when they are implemented, wait staff may be subjected to pooled tips where all the employees share the amount after it has been collected for the day.

  • Independent Contractors

    When it comes to determining employment rights and responsibilities, the most important factor is the definition of employer and employee.

  • Can Kaepernick Prove Collusion by the NFL?

    Colin Kaepernick has filed a grievance against the NFL for colluding to prevent him from being hired by any team. This collusion grievance allegedly stems from the protests that Kaepernick initiated during his last season with the 49ers. Despite becoming a free agent with an enviable record at the end of the 2016-2017season, he has yet to be recruited by any NFL teams and believes it is because they are actively avoiding hiring him.

  • Minors Which May Legally Sign a Contract
      by HG.org

    Minors sign contracts occasionally, but these situations cause severe complications for a business if the employer is not family. However, there are certain instances where a minor is permitted to become involved in contractual obligations as if he or she were an adult facing the same choices.

  • Can a Minor Start a Non-Profit Organization Legally?
      by HG.org

    Minors have taken part in creating businesses, organizations and churches, and starting a non-profit is not much of a reach for someone under legal age. However, there are often only certain situations that permit the teen to take part in creating a new organization that is legally a non-profit, and these may change over time.

  • Federal and State Agency Hearing Defense for San Diego Employers

    Employers in San Diego and across California face an ever-increasing landscape of employee based claims and litigation. Federal cases with the U.S. Department of Labor or U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission are often based upon violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act or FLSA or violations such as discrimination or wage discrimination in lower income jobs.

  • Employer Claims I Am an Independent Contractor but I Never Signed Paperwork
      by HG.org

    Employers often hire independent contractors to perform work that is similar to the work employees perform. However, there are several advantages to employers hiring independent contractors, including not having to collect and pay payroll taxes for independent contractors. Employers withhold income tax, Social Security and Medicare tax from employee wages.

  • Expert Witness on Failure to Supervise Principles
      by HG.org

    The failure of supervision in upholding certain professional principles is an important aspect that may require more research and management. An expert witnessí testimony may assist the case when these principles are the subject of a license or professional review where the person affected could lose his or her ability to retain his or her career.

  • Employer Claims I Am an Independent Contractor but I Never Signed Paperwork
      by HG.org

    Employers often hire independent contractors to perform work that is similar to the work employees perform. However, there are several advantages to employers hiring independent contractors, including not having to collect and pay payroll taxes for independent contractors. Employers withhold income tax, Social Security and Medicare tax from employee wages.


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