Archive for the ‘Meal and Rest Break’ Category

Nearly $1 Million Verdict In Meal And Rest Break Case Will Stand

The California Supreme Court has declined to review a verdict in favor of employees of an Oakland trucking company who brought a class action lawsuit claiming they were not provided meal and rest breaks. Seventy-three present and former employees of the trucking company, which serves the Port of Oakland, will share in the damages award […]

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Ideal Seminar If You’re New to Human Resources or Want a Refresher

With the complexities of managing HR issues in California, do your HR practices put you at risk for costly fines and lawsuits? It’s not easy to know exactly what to do or how to explain a complex employment law requirement, especially if you’re new to HR. From hiring through termination, build your decision-making confidence at […]

17 Feb 15 - FMLA/CFRA, Meal and Rest Break, Pregnancy Disability Leave - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

On-Call Rest Periods Are Lawful, Appellate Court Rules

In a victory for California businesses, the 2nd District Court of Appeal has ruled in an unpublished opinion that on-call rest periods are lawful. 2nd Appellate Court Ruling In Jennifer Augustus, et al. v. ABM Security Services, Inc., the 2nd District Court of Appeal reversed the trial court, concluding that “on-call rest breaks are permissible.” […]

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Cutting Down On Payroll Mistakes

Employers keep an eye on payroll because it’s a significant operating cost, but employers may not pay as much attention to actual payroll practices. That could be a big mistake: More than 50 percent of a human resource department’s time is spent processing employee information and answering questions (Forrester Research); Payroll clerical errors and poor […]

16 May 14 - Compensation, Meal and Rest Break, Minimum Wage - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Popular HR Boot Camp Just Added in Santa Rosa

CalChamber’s sold-out May and June HR Boot Camps in Sacramento and Santa Clara resulted in scores of requests for another Northern California event. Due to high demand, we’ve added Santa Rosa to our seminar roster. From hiring through termination, learn core fundamentals of the employment life cycle and build your decision-making confidence at HR Boot […]

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