Category: Overtime

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California Supreme Court Issues Worker Friendly Overtime Ruling

Overtime pay in California is based on the employee’s “regular rate of pay,” which is not always an employee’s normal hourly wage and must include…

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Posted in Compensation Minimum Wage Overtime

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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Posted in Compensation Overtime

Time to “Fall Back;” Daylight Saving Time Ends Soon

Almost time to grab that extra hour of sleep! Daylight saving time ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday, November 5. But the twice-yearly time change…

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Stick a Fork in It —The Federal Overtime Rule is Really Over

Last week, a federal judge in Texas struck down the federal overtime rule, putting an end to this controversial proposal from the prior administration that…

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Department of Labor Seeks Input on Federal Overtime Exemptions

Today, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced that it will publish a Request for Information (RFI) relating to the federal overtime rule, which defines…

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Status on Federal Overtime Rules: DOL May Take a Mulligan

Last year, many employers were shocked when the Department of Labor (DOL) announced a new federal overtime rule that drastically changed the salary level that…

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Federal Overtime Rules Still on Hold – Response from DOL due May 1

The Department of Labor (DOL) was granted an extension until May 1, 2017, to form its position and file its briefs regarding the legitimacy of…