There are many laws at the state, local and even federal levels that help manage the relationship between employers and employees. Some of the most basic and critical rights are the rights of hourly workers to a fair and reasonable wage.
California's workers don't have time to worry about the intricacies of wage and hour laws. While this is understandable (after all, they are focused on performing their job duties and caring for their families), sometimes knowledge of this area of the law is critical to being treated fairly in workplace. Those who don't know their rights may be unfairly taken advantage of when employer fails to pay overtime wages, fails to make payments on time in accordance with applicable statutes or denies them breaks that are provided for by the law.
When victims of motor vehicle accidents in California decide to take legal action, they decide to do so with the intent of imposing liability and recovering compensation. Sometimes this requires aggressive litigation at trial. In many cases, though, these matters can be settled through negotiations. Before settling a case, though, a car accident victim needs to consider several factors to determine if settling is in his or her best interests.