Category: Overtime

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Overtime Workplace Policies

California Laws Generally Apply Only within Borders of State

Since the pandemic, my company has been allowing employees to work from home. Without informing our human resources department, several of these employees have moved…

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Posted in Alternative Workweek Overtime Workplace Policies

Two Approaches to Worker Scheduling

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss AB 2932 (Low; D-Campbell), a proposal…

Fall Back Sun, Nov. 7, 2021
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Posted in Compensation Overtime

End of Daylight Saving, Time to “Fall Back”

Remember this past March, when we all sprung forward to give ourselves more light in the evening hours? This weekend, we flip that switch again…

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Posted in Compensation Overtime

Remember to Fall Back on Sunday, November 1

Since our hours of daylight are getting shorter and shorter, daylight saving time (DST) ends this Sunday, November 1. Don’t forget to set your clocks…

California employers don’t need to have prior knowledge of wage and hour violations to be held liable for a subcontractor’s wage theft.
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Posted in Compensation Overtime

Contracting for Labor? Employers Cited for Subcontractor’s $1.6 Million in Wage Theft

The Labor Commissioner recently fined two California grocers and their subcontractor more than $1.6 million in wage theft violations. The subcontractor was cited for violations…

Daylight saving time ends on Sunday, November 3.
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Posted in Compensation Overtime

Don’t forget to ‘Fall Back’ on Sunday!

Although summer was officially over in September, our longer evenings come to an end this Sunday, November 3, when Daylight Saving Time (DST) concludes. While…

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Posted in Overtime

Federal Overtime Final Rule Effective January 2020

As reported earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) proposed an update to the federal overtime rules that would increase the salary threshold…

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Posted in Meal and Rest Break Overtime

PAGA Complaint Leads to $1M Settlement

The owners of a Mexican restaurant chain in San Jose will pay 239 workers $1 million in unpaid wages, according to the California Labor Commissioner’s…

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Posted in Compensation Overtime

Demystifying ‘Regular Rate’ of Pay, Overtime

How does the regular rate work? Once I calculate the regular rate, does it change the employee’s hourly rate? Do I have to calculate a…

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Posted in Overtime

Comment Open On Proposed Federal Overtime Rule

As reported earlier, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a new, proposed federal overtime rule that would increase the white-collar salary threshold for exempt…