Posts Tagged ‘cell phones’

Apple employees are asked to open every bag, backpack, purse or briefcase.

Employers Must Pay Workers for Security Screening Time, California Supreme Court Rules

Today, the California Supreme Court ruled that Apple must pay employees for time they spend undergoing security screening of personal items after clocking out at the end of their shift — a question the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal asked the California Supreme Court to answer more than two years ago (Frlekin v. Apple, Inc., […]

13 Feb 20 - Compensation - Matthew J. Roberts, Esq. - No CommentsRead More »

Distracted Driving Takes High Toll

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. If any of your employees drive as part of the work they perform for you, you might want to keep these statistics in mind: Did you know motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of work-related deaths in the U.S.? Did you know that more than one-quarter of […]

15 Apr 16 - Workplace Policies, Workplace Safety - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Cell Phone Reimbursement Ruling Will Stand

The California Supreme Court recently denied a request to review Cochran v. Schwan’s Home Service, Inc.; a case in which an appellate court held that employers must reimburse employees who are required to use a personal cell phone to make work-related calls. The lower court’s ruling will now stand. The appellate court ruled that “reimbursement […]

12 Dec 14 - Compensation, Workplace Policies - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »