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Minimum Wage Increases Coming Near You On July 1, 2017

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jun 29, 2017 12:41:22 PM

Employers in select California locations should be prepared for the mandated minimum wage increases slated for July 1st, 2017.

The minimum wage in the city of Los Angeles will jump to $12 an hour next week, as part of a climb to a $15 minimum wage, officials said. It is the second year of a city increase that will eventually reach $15 an hour by July 1, 2021.

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Topics: minimum wage law, minimum wage San Francisco, california labor law, california minimum wage, wage and hour compliance

Minimum Wage In California Cities Increasing

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jun 8, 2017 9:19:09 PM

California minimum wage for the state is already significantly higher than the federal level and one of the highest in the nation. And, increasingly, the minimum wage in California cities is even higher.

 

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Topics: minimum wage law, minimum wage San Francisco, california labor law, california minimum wage, wage and hour compliance

Labor Law Update: Overtime Pay And Paid Family Leave

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on May 4, 2017 4:57:46 PM

If anything is constant about labor laws it’s that they are always changing. Overtime pay and paid family leave are recent examples.

 

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Topics: california labor law, overtime pay, labor law compliance, family leave, paid family leave, paid time off

Exempt Vs Nonexempt And Overtime Pay

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Apr 27, 2017 10:52:04 PM

What appears to many employers as a simple way to determine who gets overtime pay can actually be quite complex. Determining employee classification correctly is critical.

Overtime pay compliance is a tricky issue for employers that is fraught with legal dangers. Add to this ongoing conflict between current and past federal administrations over the DOL's "Final Rule" and the prospect for clarity is not encouraging.

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Topics: california labor law, overtime pay, employee classification, employee lawsuits, DOL, fsla, exempt employees

Managed Payroll Services And Wage Statements

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Apr 18, 2017 9:00:00 AM

While there are many benefits to utilizing a managed payroll service, it doesn't mean exemption from legal claims by employees, especially for issues such as wage statements.

There have been a number of legal battles recently in California and federal courts involving claims around wage statements. Although the majority have been favorable outcomes for employers, it is still a legal minefield that must be carefully navigated by businesses.

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Topics: managed payroll services, california labor law, labor law compliance, employee lawsuits, wage statements, managed payroll

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