Posts Tagged ‘labor contractors’

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

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 affecting 64 workers, and through AB 1897, the client-employer liability law, the two grocers were also cited and required each to pay $825,813. All three employers have appealed the citations. […]

22 Nov 19 - Compensation, Overtime - Vannessa Maravilla - No CommentsRead More »

CalChamber Capitol Report: Fact Sheet Explains New Liability for Certain Employers​

The California Chamber of Commerce released a fact sheet on a sweeping new law that will impose liability on employers who contract for labor and services. The recently signed bill, AB 1897 (Hernández; D-West Covina; Chapter 728, Statutes of 2014), “creates new liability for employers who contract out for labor and services for the wage-and-hour violations or […]

24 Oct 14 - Compensation, Workers' Compensation - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »