If you have a minor child, and they have entered the workplace, they may be working as a model, an actor or as any other young worker. In order to protect them, it is important to ensure that they are employed legally and that they benefit from all of the legal protections in place for minor workers in the state of California.
Many people assume that employers are required to give them some holidays off with pay -- certainly "big" ones like Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. However, that's a false assumption.
There are various wage rights employees generally have here in California. One is the right to be paid at least the minimum wage for their work. What is the minimum wage for a given worker in California? The answer depends on certain factors.
As an employee in the state of California, you may come across a situation where you have a reason to believe that you are not getting paid what you deserve. Perhaps you think you are being paid below the minimum wage, that you are owed overtime pay, or are being given less than adequate break times.