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Kristensen LLP Files New Federal Lawsuit Against King Henry VIII in Hawthorne
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Labor Laws on Monday, January 6, 2020.
Kristensen LLP files new federal lawsuit filed against King Henry VIII in Hawthorne. If you have information on a case contact us at dancersrights.com.
Federal Courts Rule Dancers Are Employees and Not Independent Contractors
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Labor Laws on Monday, January 6, 2020.
Federal Courts have ruled dancers are employees and not independent contractors. Dancers are entitled to order back pay for any house fees and shared tips that they were illegally forced to pay by nightclubs and gentleman’s clubs. If you worked at a nightclub or gentleman’s club in the past and were required to pay …
Recognizing Age Discrimination In The Workplace
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Thursday, December 19, 2019.
Prejudice comes in all different forms. For most, discrimination based on race and gender are among the most common that come to mind. However, there are a number of ways people can experience the adverse and unjust effects of discrimination based on physical appearance or a number of other variables. Race, gender, sexual …
What Employees Are Qualified for Disability Leave?
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Tuesday, December 17, 2019.
When an employee is unable to work as the result of injury or impairment, they may be qualified for disability leave. Disability leave may be granted on a short- or long-term basis, depending on the nature of the injury or impairment and the needs of the employee. These employees are protected by the …
Kristensen LLP Files Lawsuit Against Showgirls Club For Violation of Fair Labor Standards Act
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Labor Laws on Tuesday, December 3, 2019.
Kristensen LLP filed a Complaint in Federal Court against Showgirls in Cathedral City (near Palm Springs) and the owner, Abdul Shawkat for violating the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Clubs that don’t pay minimum wage are violating the law. House fees are illegal. Tip pooling is not permitted. We make sure to file …
Common Methods of Wage Theft
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Friday, July 19, 2019.
When many of us think of theft or thieves, we often picture someone dressed in dark colors, robbing a store or home, and taking belongings that are not theirs. While that is certainly theft, there are other more insidious forms of thievery as well, and not always where you expect to find it. …
Lack of Compliance Within Trucking Industry
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Labor Laws on Friday, August 17, 2018.
The trucking industry is a dangerous one, and often lacks the needed enforcement of checks and balances to ensure all drivers on the road are kept safe. Although there are laws and regulations in place meant to address such issues, the unfortunate reality is these safety rules are often ignored by truckers and/or …
Labor Laws and the Culture of Trucking Employees
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Labor Laws on Friday, August 17, 2018.
Driving is a dangerous activity – we navigate down windy roads with unpredictable conditions while surrounded by strangers who are all operating 5,000 pounds of high-speed metal. It’s always our responsibility to do our part to maintain safety conditions for everyone, but when you introduce semi-trucks into the mix, that’s another 80,000 pounds …