Archive for the ‘Compensation’ Category

Job Killer Update: CalChamber Identifies Three Additional Bills

The California Chamber of Commerce recently added three more bills to its job killer list, bringing the total number of job killers to 27. One of the new additions, AB 2613, relates to the payment of wages: AB 2613 (Reyes; D-Grand Terrace) would change the California Labor Code and make an employer or other person acting […]

23 Apr 18 - Compensation - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

April Webinar Cautions Employers to Pay by the Rules or Pay Up

When it concerns wage-and-hour laws, California requires more of employers than at the federal level. Your compliance goes beyond paying employees minimum wage and overtime. There are a number of pay issues that affect California employers, so it’s important to understand your legal requirements. Failing to comply with California’s rules for paying employees can be […]

2 Apr 18 - Compensation - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

IRS Encourages Workers to Get a “Paycheck Checkup”

Following major tax reform in December 2017, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is asking employers to remind workers that a “paycheck checkup” might be necessary to make sure they have the right amount of tax taken out of their paychecks. The new tax law could affect how much tax someone should have their employer withhold […]

29 Mar 18 - Compensation - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Springing Forward

It’s that time of the year again … daylight saving time is set to start Sunday, March 11. Employees may be a little cranky and call for more coffee next Monday morning as they lose an hour on Sunday “springing forward.” For most people, the time shift means adjusting various clocks around the house that […]

9 Mar 18 - Compensation - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

LA Restaurant Fined Over Half a Million Dollars for Wage Theft; Workers Paid $4 per Hour

A Los Angeles restaurant has been ordered to pay $519,706 for wage theft violations uncovered by the California Labor Commissioner’s Office. Twenty-five servers at the restaurant were paid far below the minimum wage (as little as $4 per hour), were not paid overtime or rest breaks and were required to work off the clock. Generally, […]

1 Mar 18 - Compensation, Minimum Wage, Overtime - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »