Posts Tagged ‘compensation’

All Minutes Count When Paying California Employees

Our nonexempt employees answer texts and calls after-hours. Is this work time and how much time would we pay for a five-minute call, for example? Yes, in most instances, answering short calls, texts and emails would meet the definition of hours worked found in the Industrial Welfare Commission Orders, Section 2: “Hours worked” means the […]

22 Jan 19 - Compensation, Overtime - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Fall Back: Daylight Saving Time Ends Sunday

It’s time to grab that extra hour of sleep this weekend! More specifically, at 2 a.m. on Sunday, November 4, we’ll set our clocks back one hour as daylight saving time comes to a close. Believe it or not, the twice-yearly time change at 2 a.m. generates questions about how to calculate hours worked when […]

2 Nov 18 - Compensation, Overtime - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Pay Gap a Priority for Women in the Workplace

Female professionals share several challenges in today’s workplace, such as career advancement, re-entering the workforce and sexual harassment, to name a few. But according to a recent Korn Ferry survey, 40 percent of women professionals said they’ve missed a promotion or an opportunity simply because they’re female. What’s more, the most important issue facing women […]

10 Oct 18 - Labor Relations - Jessica Mulholland - No CommentsRead More »

Eight Steps For Examining Your Wage Practices

Last week, California’s Labor Commissioner issued citations totaling more than $1.5 million to two janitorial companies for wage theft violations, including intentionally misclassifying 52 janitorial workers as independent contractors. The citations issued include assessments to recover the minimum wages, overtime and other premiums. Most employees are owed $30,000 or more, according to a statement from the Labor […]

13 May 14 - Compensation - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »