Tag: overtime

California’s ‘Right to Disconnect’ Bill Nonworking Hours
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Posted in Time Off Workplace Policies

California’s ‘Right to Disconnect’ Bill Raises Concerns

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts and CalChamber Senior Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss a new bill in…

Exempt Employee Can Be Required to Work Specific Hours
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Posted in Exempt/Nonexempt

Exempt Employee Can Be Required to Work Specific Hours

Our company’s business hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. The payroll manager, who is classified as an exempt employee, often…

Daylight Saving Time Ends Sunday
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Posted in Compensation Overtime

Daylight Saving Time Ends Sunday

This Sunday, November 5, most people will enjoy the extra hour of rest as daylight saving time officially ends at 2 a.m. — but there…

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Posted in Meal and Rest Break

State Meal/Rest Rules Don’t Apply to Truck Drivers Subject to U.S. Law

I own a trucking company, and my drivers are covered by U.S. Department of Transportation regulations. I know they are not covered by California’s overtime…

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Posted in Compensation

Employers Don’t Need to Count Overtime Twice in Percentage Bonuses

A California Court of Appeals recently ruled that employers can calculate nondiscretionary percentage bonuses using the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) calculation method detailed…

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Posted in Compensation Overtime

Fall Back! Daylight Saving Time (DST) Ends This Weekend

Don’t forget to set your clocks back Saturday night for an extra hour of sleep! Daylight Saving Time (DST) ends at 2 AM on Sunday…

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Posted in Alternative Workweek

Flexible Schedules Can Create Wage, Hour Pitfalls for Employers

Remote working during the pandemic provided quite a bit of flexibility for both employers and employees. Now that we’re in a period of relative stability…

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Posted in Meal and Rest Break

California Meal, Rest Break Laws Don’t Apply to Long-, Short-Haul Truck Drivers

California’s onerous meal and rest break laws don’t apply to truck drivers regulated by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT’s) hours-of-service requirements, as the Ninth…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Overtime Workplace Policies

California Laws Generally Apply Only within Borders of State

Since the pandemic, my company has been allowing employees to work from home. Without informing our human resources department, several of these employees have moved…

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Posted in General

CalChamber Releases 2022 Job Killer List

Over the course of the last two weeks, the California Chamber of Commerce released and has been building its 2022 job killer list. After its…