Tag: timekeeping practices

Timing of Meal Breaks Can Avert Strict Liability for Violations
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Timing of Meal Breaks Can Avert Strict Liability for Violations

Our employees start work at 8 a.m. The owner of the company requires that meal breaks start at 1 p.m. While I have told him…

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Posted in Compensation

California Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Timekeeping Rounding Case

On February 1, 2023, the California Supreme Court granted a petition to review the California Court of Appeal’s decision in Camp v. Home Depot U.S.A.,…

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Posted in Compensation

Booting Up Computer May Be Compensable, Says Ninth Circuit

Many employers have moved to timekeeping systems accessible on employees’ computers, but often an employee must first turn on, or “boot up,” their computer before…

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Posted in Meal and Rest Break

Rest Breaks: Ways to Prove Employees Receive Duty-Free Time

Recently, an employee complained to management that they were not receiving rest breaks. Because the breaks are paid, the employees do not clock out for…

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Posted in General

Daylight Saving Time (DST) Starts Sunday, March 13

It’s time, yet again, to spring forward. This Sunday, March 13, marks the start of Daylight Saving Time (DST) in 2022. Each year, DST comes…

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Posted in Compensation COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Remote Working: US DOL Issues Paying for Hours Worked Guidance

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has been busy. The agency recently clarified how the Families First Coronavirus Response Act’s (FFCRA) leave provisions apply to…

Pet co-workers have fewer wage and hour obligations.
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Exempt/Nonexempt

Wage and Hour Considerations for Remote Workers

How do an employer’s pay obligations differ when an hourly/nonexempt employee is working remotely from home? It’s important to keep in mind that when having…