Senate Labor Committee to Hear Two Job Killer Bills Today

Two California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bills will be heard in the Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee today; one deals with releasing company pay data and the other with unlawful employment practices. Both bills are opposed by a large coalition of employer groups and local chambers of commerce. SB 1284 (Jackson; D-Santa Barbara) Disclosure of […]

Apr 11 2018 - Labor Relations - HRWatchdog Read More »

CalChamber Releases 2018 Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce yesterday released its annual list of job killer bills, calling attention to the negative impact that 21 proposed measures would have on California’s job climate and economic recovery should they become law. “Each bill on this year’s job killer list poses a threat to certainty for employers and investors in […]

Apr 5 2018 - General - HRWatchdog Read More »

San Francisco-Required Employer Reporting Due April 30

If you are an employer covered by San Francisco’s Health Care Security Ordinance (HCSO) or Fair Chance Ordinance (FCO), the San Francisco Office of Labor Standards Enforcement (OLSE) reminds you to submit the 2017 Employer Annual Reporting Form by April 30, 2018, or face penalties of $500 per quarter. To determine if you are required […]

Apr 4 2018 - Local Ordinances - Gail Cecchettini Whaley Read More »

Car Dealership Service Advisors Are Exempt From Federal Overtime Laws

Yesterday, the United States Supreme Court held that service advisors at car dealerships are exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime pay requirement under an exemption for any “salesman, partsman, or mechanic primarily engaged in selling or servicing automobiles …” (Encino Motorcars, LLC v. Navarro, No. 16-1632 (April 2, 2018)). Auto service advisors […]

Apr 3 2018 - Exempt/Nonexempt - Gail Cecchettini Whaley Read 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 […]

Apr 2 2018 - Compensation - HRWatchdog Read More »