Posts Tagged ‘compensation’

Prepare to Spring Forward

Get ready for another round of . . . daylight saving time (DST)! This year, clocks will move forward an hour on Sunday, March 10. On Monday, employers and their employees might be sleepier or even grumpier, and could need more caffeine. Studies have also shown a significant increase in traffic accidents and an increased […]

8 Mar 19 - Compensation - Vannessa Maravilla - No CommentsRead More »

Supreme Court Reverses Equal Pay Case – Judges Cannot Adjudicate From Beyond the Grave

The U.S. Supreme Court has reversed a Ninth Circuit court case because the judge who wrote the opinion died before the opinion was issued and, therefore, his vote on the opinion could not be counted. In the now-reversed case, the Ninth Circuit had held that, under the federal Equal Pay Act, prior salary, whether alone […]

28 Feb 19 - Compensation - Erika Pickles - No CommentsRead More »

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 »