Archive for the ‘Exempt/Nonexempt’ Category

New 2015 Exempt Classification Rates

California’s Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) announced rate changes for the computer software employee exemption and the licensed physician or surgeon exemption. The new rates take effect January 1, 2015. For the computer software employees’ exemption: The minimum hourly rate of pay exemption increased to $41.27 from its previous rate of  $40.38; The minimum monthly […]

21 Oct 14 - Compensation, Exempt/Nonexempt - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

CalChamber Joins Launch of Wage Theft Education Campaign

The California Chamber of Commerce joined California Labor commissioner Julie A. Su and the California Labor Federation yesterday in announcing the start of a statewide, multilingual campaign to educate workers and employers about wage theft. Featuring the slogan “Wage Theft is a Crime,” the campaign illustrates how workers in low-wage industries — including agriculture, garment, […]

1 May 14 - Compensation, Exempt/Nonexempt, Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Live Seminars: Road Report

Greetings from Bakersfield! We just wrapped up the 2014 Employment Law Updates seminar here. Once again, attendees asked a lot of good questions about the effect of new employment laws for 2014. Question of the day: Are “working managers” exempt employees? We are now headed to Long Beach where we will be talking about these updates tomorrow. […]

14 Jan 14 - Exempt/Nonexempt, Uncategorized - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »