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Posted in Compensation

Reporting to Work: No Physical Presence Required

Last week, the Second District California Court of Appeal ruled that on-call employees are entitled to reporting time pay if they are required to contact…

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Posted in Reporting Requirements

Electronic Filing Doesn’t Relieve Employers of Hard Copy Requirements

Now that I have to file Form 300A electronically, what do I do with the hard copy? The recent requirement to submit Form 300A data…

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Posted in Compensation

Wage Theft Doesn’t Pay

This January alone, the Labor Commissioner’s Office secured over $5 million in settlements for wage theft. Wage theft refers to infractions of the California Labor…

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Posted in Overtime

Guidance for California Employers on Agricultural Overtime Pay

The California Labor Commissioner has posted guidance for agricultural employers and workers about new overtime requirements that went into effect January 1. To help employers…

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Posted in Local Ordinances

Daly City Increases Minimum Wage Starting February 13

On January 14, 2019, Daly City’s City Council voted unanimously to increase the local minimum wage to $12 per hour, effective February 13, 2019, joining…

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Posted in Discipline Termination

Firing an Employee With a ‘Bad Attitude’ in California

We would like to terminate an employee who has a bad attitude that rubs off on other employees. However, we haven’t given him any warning….

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Posted in Reporting Requirements

EEO-1 Filing Delayed and Extended

The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has delayed the “opening day” of the 2018 EEO-1 Survey to early March 2019 and moved the due…

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Posted in Meal and Rest Break

Rest Assured, Our February 21 Webinar Provides Clarity

Think it’s OK in California if a nonexempt employee occasionally misses a meal break or takes a late lunch? What about letting that employee combine…

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Posted in Reporting Requirements

Form 300A: Don’t Forget to Post February 1

Remember that you need to post the Form 300A summary of job-related injuries and illnesses from 2018 at your place of business from February 1 through April…

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Posted in Hiring Reporting Requirements

H-1B Visa Premium Processing Resumes

On January 28, 2019, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) resumed premium processing for all Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 cap-subject H-1B visa petitions. The…