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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 [...]

2 09, 2015

Avoid Expensive Wrongful Termination Lawsuits with Arbitration

By | 2015-09-02T15:19:52+00:00 September 2nd, 2015|Business Contracts, Business Law, Business Litigation, Labor & Employment Law|Comments Off on Avoid Expensive Wrongful Termination Lawsuits with Arbitration

AVOID EXPENSIVE WRONGFUL TERMINATION LAWSUITS: Have a Written Employment Agreement with Mandatory Arbitration Provisions A typical small business nightmare scenario: Although STARS Digital Photo service, (“STARS”) did not open for business before 10:00 a.m, the owner, Eric P., answered the knock on the storefront door just after 9 a.m. A nicely dressed young woman smiled [...]