Category: Compensation

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Posted in Compensation

Pay Stub Best Practices Pay Off

Your company’s pay stub is more than just a piece of paper. For California employers, the pay stub (referred to as a wage statement) is…

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Posted in Compensation

Question Remains: Should Apple Workers Be Paid for Security Screening Time?

Yesterday, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal asked the California Supreme Court to help resolve the question of whether Apple’s store workers should be paid…

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Posted in Compensation Harassment Hiring Independent Contractor

Bad Publicity Leads to Recruiting Challenges

Word of mouth travels fast and can affect your company in countless ways. Many well-known companies are making news lately for alleged employment violations, including…

contractor liable for subcontractor wage theft
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Posted in Compensation

A First from the Labor Commissioner: General Contractor Fined for Subcontractor’s Wage Theft

The Labor Commissioner fined a general contractor nearly $250,000 for wage-and-hour violations committed by its subcontractor, and a hearing officer recently upheld those fines. This…

AB 168, salary history
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Posted in Compensation Hiring

Seeking Salary History May Be Banned

The California Assembly this week passed a California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that could expose employers to costly litigation for inquiring into an applicant’s prior…

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Posted in Compensation Workplace Policies

Closed for Memorial Day? Paying Wages to Employees

If an employer is closed on a payday that falls on a holiday listed in the California Government Code, such as Memorial Day, the employer…

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Posted in Compensation General Workers' Compensation

Labor Enforcement Report Shows High Rate of Noncompliance

Since 2012, the Department of Industrial Relations has assumed responsibility for the Labor Enforcement Task Force (LETF), which is a coalition of state government enforcement…

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Posted in Compensation Labor Relations

McDonald’s Victory on Suit over Wage Violation at Franchises

A federal court in California recently ruled in favor of McDonald’s finding that it does not control the wages paid to employees at its franchises…

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Posted in Compensation

CalChamber, U.S. Chamber Urge Appeals Court to Review Wage Statement Questions

The California Chamber of Commerce has joined the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in urging the Fourth Appellate District Court to review a case involving wage…

rounding, timekeeping
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Posted in Compensation Workplace Policies

More Timekeeping Guidance from Court on Standards for Rounding Entries

An appellate court decision that further clarifies the ability of California employers to round employee timecard entries has been published at the request of the…