Tag: penalties

Late Payment of Wages
Posted in Compensation

Late Payment of Wages: Per Worker Penalty Escalates with 2nd Violation

Our payroll company had some issues a couple of weeks ago, and, as a result, we ended up paying our employees seven days after the…

San Francisco Collects $20.5 Million For Local Ordinance Violations
Posted in Local Ordinances

San Francisco Collects $20.5 Million For Local Ordinance Violations

San Francisco’s Office of Labor Standards Enforcement (OLSE) — the local agency that enforces San Francisco’s local employment laws — published their Annual Report for the…

Posted in Meal and Rest Break

California Court Rules Good Faith Belief Avoids Waiting Time, Wage Statement Penalties

A California Court of Appeal recently ruled that an employer’s good faith belief that it was complying with state wage and hour laws precluded the…

Posted in Termination

Final Wages to Fired Employee Should Include Reporting Time Pay

Late during the shift one afternoon, I discovered one of the employees had been stealing from the company. I immediately sent him home. When he…