Employment Law

Are you an employer or an employee struggling to understand a few labor and employment laws in California? Our blog from James Hawkins APLC has everything you need to know when it comes to employment laws in our beautiful state, including overtime pay regulations, minimum wage, holiday and sick leave, business expenses, meal and rest breaks, and more. Keep reading to get the information you’re looking for, and if you need legal advice or representation about any of these topics, contact the law offices of James Hawkins APLC in Irvine today! Our attorneys can give you the answers you’re looking for and the representation you deserve.


As a business owner, it's essential to keep accurate records of your expenses. However, distinguishing between personal and business expenses can be challenging, especially if you're just starting....

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The state of California is known for being one of the most progressive states in the nation when it comes to protecting the rights of workers. This includes laws that require employers to provide their employees with meal and rest breaks, but unfortunately, these laws aren’t always followed. So,...