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18 02, 2016

Docking Employee Pay for Rest Periods in California

By | 2016-12-14T12:53:50+00:00 February 18th, 2016|Business Litigation, Labor & Employment Law, wage and hour law|Comments Off on Docking Employee Pay for Rest Periods in California

Introduction As with so many legal issues, a determination as to when it is legally permissible to “dock” an employee’s pay for rest periods requires knowledge of employment law and an analysis of the particular circumstances. This article, written by our leading wage and hour attorney, highlights circumstances in which docking employee pay for rest [...]

30 01, 2016

California Wage Statement Requirements

By | 2016-01-30T06:47:20+00:00 January 30th, 2016|Labor & Employment Law, wage and hour law|Comments Off on California Wage Statement Requirements

Introduction The California Labor Code and the Orders promulgated by the Industrial Wage Commission impose various wage and hour requirements on employers for the benefit of their employees. This article addresses California wage statement requirements for employers which include specific detailed information employees must receive from their employers concerning the wages they are paid, and [...]

15 01, 2016

Overtime Laws for Salaried Employees

By | 2016-01-15T08:36:30+00:00 January 15th, 2016|Labor & Employment Law, wage and hour law|Comments Off on Overtime Laws for Salaried Employees

Introduction The short answer to this question is "sometimes". As our employment law attorneys explained in a previous article here, employees in California are typically entitled to overtime pay for any work in excess of eight hours a day or 40 hours a week. However, employers need not pay overtime for so-called “exempt” salaried employees [...]

15 12, 2015

Calculating Overtime for Non-Exempt Salaried Employees

By | 2015-12-15T08:49:53+00:00 December 15th, 2015|Business Law, Labor & Employment Law, wage and hour law|Comments Off on Calculating Overtime for Non-Exempt Salaried Employees

Introduction As explained in our prior article of November 24, 2015[1] most employers are aware that their “non-exempt” employees must be paid no less than the minimum wage prescribed by federal and/or state wage and hours laws.  These employers also know that federal and state laws require an employer to pay non-exempt employees 1 ½ [...]

24 11, 2015

FLSA: Bonuses and Calculating Overtime Pay

By | 2015-11-24T16:56:17+00:00 November 24th, 2015|Business Litigation, Labor & Employment Law, wage and hour law|Comments Off on FLSA: Bonuses and Calculating Overtime Pay

Most employers know that their “non-exempt” employees (e.g., employees who are not managers, professional personnel or who fit one of one of the other exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act “FLSA”) must be paid no less than the minimum wage prescribed by federal and/or California wage and hours laws. These employers also know that [...]