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 […]

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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 »

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 […]

Mar 29 2018 - Compensation - Gail Cecchettini Whaley Read More »

Sexual Harassment: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

The #MeToo movement took off in October 2017 to demonstrate the widespread prevalence of sexual harassment, especially in the workplace. High-profile sexual harassment cases involving powerful people in Hollywood, politics and business have been making headlines since. Unfortunately, sexual harassment in the workplace is not a recent phenomenon. Each year, more than 6,000 charges of […]

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