At Testa & Associates LLP, We want to ensure that you are aware of all rights that you have when it comes to employment. We have put together some questions that have been asked frequently for your help! If you do not see your question below or have other questions give us a call 760-891-0490! We look forward to helping you navigate through this time.
Yes because California meal laws apply regardless of whether you are working from home, your garage, or in the office.
No, you don't. You only have to take calls during what would be your normal daily hours of work. California rest break laws still apply even though you are working remotely such that you don't have to take calls during your breaks, or meal periods, or outside of normal business hours.
Yes, if your employer is requiring you to use the internet from home, the employer should reimburse you for those expenses.
Yes, if you use your personal cell phone for work purposes, you are entitled to be reimbursed for a reasonable percentage of your bill for work related expenses.
There are no clear answers as to these expenses. Generally California Law requires that employees be reimbursed for expenses which are directly required for the employee to discharge his/her job duties.