Posts Tagged ‘timekeeping’

Ninth Circuit Rejects Nike’s De Minimis Argument for Security Screenings

Even if an off-the-clock task, such as an exit inspection, is less than a minute, the de minimis principle likely does not apply under California law, according to the Ninth Circuit. The Ninth Circuit recently revived a class action for unpaid wages under California law against Nike. In Rodriguez v. Nike Retail Servs., Inc., No. […]

22 Jul 19 - Compensation - James W. Ward - No CommentsRead More »

Cases to Watch Update: Liability for Payroll Records

During our annual Employment Law Update seminar road trip, we discussed several “cases to watch” in 2019. For those of you who attended, we’ve got a case update on one of them! For those of you who missed it, an employee sued a former employer for unpaid wages under California’s Labor Code and also sued […]

13 Feb 19 - Compensation - Erika Frank - 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 »

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More Timekeeping Guidance from Court on Standards for Rounding Entries

An appellate court decision that further clarifies the ability of California employers to round employee timecard entries has been published at the request of the California Chamber of Commerce and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. By ordering its decision in Silva v. See’s Candy Shops, Inc. to be published, the 4th District Court of Appeal provides […]

30 Jan 17 - Compensation, Workplace Policies - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »