Archive for the ‘Overtime’ Category

California Labor Commissioner Focusing on Scofflaws, Not Those That Comply

Since being appointed in 2011, California Labor Commissioner Julie Su has been focusing on returning the agency to its most fundamental purpose: protecting minimum wage workers and businesses that are following the law, and creating an overall culture of compliance. Su cited two other achievements, improved targeting of violators and protecting law-abiding businesses from indiscriminate […]

28 Mar 14 - Minimum Wage, Overtime - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

President Seeks To Expand Overtime Pay

Today, President Obama directed the Secretary of Labor to begin the process of creating new federal overtime rules that would entitle more workers to overtime pay. California employers – don’t panic, yet. California employees currently receive greater protections under state wage-and-hour laws than provided by federal laws, and it’s too early to tell whether the […]

13 Mar 14 - Compensation, Overtime - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »