Written by Phung H. Truong Wage and hour laws in California can be confusing, even for business owners. This article will help you understand minimum wage and overtime requirements to make sure you are paying your employees properly. Check your business to make sure you are in compliance now – before a lawsuit is filed […]
Huy Tran recently attended the Santa Clara County budget hearing to voice support for the funding of a stakeholder and community assessment process to design a local Vietnamese American Service Center. The goal of this project is to have an operational and service blueprint completely owned, designed, and informed by the community which can then be submitted as an actual capital […]
The California Supreme Court ruled today in Salas v. Sierra Chemical Co. that while a worker’s immigration status can limit the remedies available to him, it does not limit the rights afforded to him under California law. In Salas, a worker sued his employer for failing to provide him with reasonable accommodations after he injured […]
Immigrants are the backbone of America. Immigrants come here to find success for themselves and those they love. In doing so, they make our country stronger and better. Immigrants have found many ways to succeed including starting their own businesses and developing promising careers through hard work and dedication.
Your immigration status is simply not relevant in a case involving a workplace injury or the non-payment of wages and penalties. It does not matter if you are an undocumented immigrant when you were injured or not paid correctly. California law protects you. Federal law has also echoed the protection afforded workers regardless of their […]
A workplace injury is a serious matter. When you are injured at work, your first thought may be to downplay what happened. At that point, you are concerned with finishing the job at hand or the possibility of being treated differently after reporting an injury. The typical response is that an accident happened, it may […]