Justice at Work Law Group endorses Ash Kalra for State Assembly

This post is written by Huy Tran, a partner with Justice at Work Law Group, LLP.  This was submitted to the Mercury News as a proposed Opinion Editorial, but was turned down. Justice at Work wholeheartedly endorses Ash Kalra, the true progressive in this race, for the California State Assembly. ________________________________________________________________________ I am a child […]

CAREGIVERS NEW RIGHTS

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) was created in 1938 to protect non-exempt workers from employers. This law guarantees minimum wage and overtime pay. Implementing this law ensured that workers would be paid a fair wage for their labor.  However, careworkers – those who dedicate themselves to the profession of taking care of others – […]

Fighting Wage Theft is a Priority for the City of San Jose

Recognizing the fundamental social problem of ignoring wage theft violators, San Jose City Council voted on June 23, 2015 to make fighting wage theft one of its priorities for the year.  Though all priorities are intended to be treated on the same level, it is incredibly telling that wage theft got the most votes of […]

The Reality of Wage Theft

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What does justice mean if low wage workers can go to Court or the Labor Commission and win, but cannot collect?  That is no justice at all. NBC recently did a story on wage theft, and based on their research, workers lost over a QUARTER BILLION  DOLLARS in wages since 2010.  Those are all amounts […]

Fighting Wage Theft in Santa Clara County!

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Over the past year, Justice at Work Law Group has fought alongside with the Santa Clara County Wage Theft Coalition.  The Coalition is comprised of community organizations, non-profits and advocates who seek to ensure that the workers who get wage judgments in their favor are actually paid. A lot of progress was made over the […]

Quý vị có trả lương cho công nhân đúng tiêu chuẩn không?

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Luật Sư Trương Hoàng Phụng Những luật lệ của Cali liên quan đến lương bổng và giờ làm việc của nhân viên rất dễ nhầm lẫn, ngay cả đối với các chủ nhân những cơ sở hay doanh nghiệp. Bài viết này sẽ giúp cho quý vị hiểu hơn về những đòi hỏi của luật […]

A Celebration Honoring Richard Konda

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The SIREN Board of Directors cordially invites you to a celebration honoring*** Richard Konda ***A Visionary and Compassionate Leader for Justice and Immigrant Rights Please join Services, Immigrant Rights and Education Network (SIREN) for a summer afternoon luau to celebrate the accomplishments and commitment of long-time SIREN board member, Richard Konda.  Enjoy an afternoon with […]

Are you paying your employees properly?

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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 […]

Justice at Work supports the design of a new Vietnamese American Service Center

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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 […]

California Supreme Court affirms that undocumented workers have rights under California law

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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 […]