Category: Compensation

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Several California Restaurants Fined Over $14.5 Million for Wage Theft

The California Labor Commissioner continues to crack down on wage theft violations. Generally, wage theft refers to infractions of the California Labor Code involving the…

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Job Killer Update: CalChamber Identifies Three Additional Bills

The California Chamber of Commerce recently added three more bills to its job killer list, bringing the total number of job killers to 27. One…

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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….

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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…

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Springing Forward

It’s that time of the year again … daylight saving time is set to start Sunday, March 11. Employees may be a little cranky and…

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LA Restaurant Fined Over Half a Million Dollars for Wage Theft; Workers Paid $4 per Hour

A Los Angeles restaurant has been ordered to pay $519,706 for wage theft violations uncovered by the California Labor Commissioner’s Office. Twenty-five servers at the…

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2018 Tax Withholding Information Is Here — W-4 Update Coming Soon

Today, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released income tax withholding information for 2018 (Notice 1036) that shows new rates for employers to use. The 2018…

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Pay Caregivers Less than $3 per Hour; Be Hit with $7 Million in Fines

The California Labor Commissioner’s Office cited the operator of six adult care facilities in Los Angeles over $7 million for failure to pay the minimum…

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Social Security Revises 2018 Taxable Wage Base

For 2018, the Social Security Administration (SSA) announced that the Social Security taxable wage base will be $128, 400. This is the maximum amount of…

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2018 IRS Mileage Rates Announced

On December 14, 2017, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued the 2018 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile…