Workers deserve to be paid for the work they do. If they are not, then legal action can be necessary to compensate wronged workers.
Writers on the popular television show Fashion Police have announced that they are on strike until the show agrees to sign a contract with the Writers Guild of America, the union that represents many television writers. The employees say that the show is ignoring relevant wage and hour laws which would entitle them to overtime pay and benefits.
Former interns of Fox Entertainment Group are seeking to expand an already large class action lawsuit against the company, alleging that their internship program violated federal minimum wage and overtime laws. The lawsuit was initially brought by two interns who were associated with the production of the Black Swan and named only Fox Searchlight, but attorneys representing them now say it's become clear that the same problems affected many more interns throughout Fox.
Welcome to our employment law blog. We hope that readers in the San Antonio area will find this to be a resource for news and information on the field of law that governs the relationship people have with their jobs and with their employers. Although you may not hear about this area very much, it is more important than you might think. After all, we all need jobs, so employment law touches our daily lives even if we are not aware of it.