Wrongful termination is a popular topic when so many workers are losing their jobs, forced to look for new work and having to change careers. Under “at-will” employment laws, it is within the rights of both the employee and employer to terminate employment at any time without cause. However, there are exceptions to these employment laws and if your termination violated one of these exceptions the termination may be “wrongful” and compensable under the law.
While contractors often use creative ways to calculate the proper prevailing wage rates for public work projects, California law is clear. Calculation of wages due is covered by Labor Code §1774 which requires payment of not less than the “specified prevailing rates of wages” for all hours worked. The specified […]