Category: Compensation

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Posted in Compensation Hiring

New California Law Expands Pay Scale Disclosure, Pay Data Reporting Requirements

On September 27, 2022, Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB 1162, which requires employers to make pay scales available to job applicants and employees as well…

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Posted in Compensation Workers' Compensation Workplace Policies

Company BBQ: Factors to Consider Before Sending Invites to Employees

We are having an offsite company barbecue this summer. What should I consider before hosting this event? Employer-sponsored social events are a great way to…

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Posted in Compensation

Ninth Circuit Requests Help From CA Supreme Court Again

On July 8, 2022, the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals certified three questions to the California Supreme Court to assist it with ruling whether a…

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Posted in Compensation Hiring

Reminders When Hiring Interns, Minors for the Summer

Schools statewide are letting out for the summer, which means thousands of high school and college students will be looking for summer jobs and internships…

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Posted in Compensation

Mileage Reimbursement Rate Increases on July 1

On June 9, 2022, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced an increase in the standard mileage rate for the second half of 2022. Although this…

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Posted in Compensation Meal and Rest Break

CA Supreme Court Rules Meal, Rest Break Premiums Are Wages

On May 23, 2022, the California Supreme Court handed down another employee-friendly opinion, ruling that premium pay for missed meal and rest periods are wages…

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Posted in Compensation Workplace Policies

Review Expense Reimbursement Policies for Relevance to Remote Work

When the pandemic started, we sent many of our employees home to work remotely. Should we have a policy regarding reimbursement of their expenses? The…

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Posted in Compensation

April Webinar Addresses Complexities of Wage and Hour Compliance

California maintains incredibly complex wage and hour rules that differ depending on how the employer classifies its employees. Compliance is complicated because most violations are…

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Posted in Compensation General

California DFEH Releases 2021 Pay Data Report Findings

On Equal Pay Day —roughly two and a half weeks before Pay Data Reports for 2021 are due to the California Department of Fair Employment…

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Posted in Compensation

Pay Transparent or Not? Either Way, Remember California’s Legal Requirements!

Pay transparency continues to be a hot-button issue in California as employers navigate a tough hiring and retention landscape — and while there are differing…