DO EMPLOYEES HAVE ANY DUTY TO KNOW OR REPORT CA WAGE LAW VIOLATIONS?

DO EMPLOYEES HAVE ANY DUTY TO KNOW OR REPORT CA WAGE LAW VIOLATIONS? California wage and hour employment law is a web of statutes, regulations, and Wage Orders – – all clarified by published case law – – that employers need to understand and apply Learn More …

Can Employers Allow (or Require) Employees to Work ‘Off-The-Clock’ for No Pay? For the Most Part, ‘NO’.

Written by Gary G. Goyette, Esq. For some employers, having their hourly, non-exempt employees work ‘off-the-clock’ (or “OTC” time) for no pay during periods of time prior to or following scheduled work shifts is a long-standing tradition. For others, it appears to be a product Learn More …

New Additions to G&A: David J. Garcia, esq.

David J. Garcia received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from California State University at Fresno in 1995.  He earned his Juris Doctorate at University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law in 1999. Before joining Goyette & Associates, David worked for another law Learn More …

Class Action Litigation for Public and Private Sector Employees

Complex Legal Goyette and Associates is one of very few law firms in California experienced in class action litigation and representing the employees or plaintiffs in these actions. Due to the large scale and complicated nature of class action litigation, potential actions for groups or Learn More …