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Be Clear On Reporting Time Pay In California

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Feb 8, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Reporting time pay in California is intended to ensure that employees are paid for a mandated minimum number of hours if they are not allowed to work their full shift.

Employers in California, and their payroll and HR staff, are required to monitor these situations and ensure that any affected workers are paid correctly and accordingly. Employers are required by the Industrial Welfare Commission Orders to pay nonexempt employees for regularly scheduled, but un-worked time because of the lack of proper notification or inadequate scheduling by the employer.

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Topics: california labor law, california minimum wage, employee lawsuits, california break laws, reporting time pay

California Minimum Wage: Exceptions Employers Should Know

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jan 18, 2018 8:00:39 PM

California minimum wage impacts every employer and dictates a large portion of their overhead. Knowing the exceptions is as critical as knowing the rule.

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

California Rest Break Law: Staying Compliant

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jan 9, 2018 10:23:44 AM

Among the myriad of laws, rule and regulations businesses must comply with, meal and rest breaks in California can be some of the more challenging. 

Simply managing and complying with the regulatory maze of California labor laws can be difficult for employers and their HR managers.  Each year brings new laws and very few "old" ones ever get removed. As a result, this growing body of regulation can make payroll management functions confusing and frustrating for both management and staff.

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Topics: california labor law, labor law compliance, meal and rest breaks, california break laws, rest breaks

2018 Labor Law Highlights Recap

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jan 4, 2018 11:40:16 AM

During the last California legislative session in the fall of 2017 a number of new labor laws were signed by the governor. Are you up to date?

Now that the new year has begun, numbers of new laws that were passed in 2017 are now in effect. California employers must now comply with these labor laws, a number of which deal with gender and immigrant worker issues.

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Topics: ca labor laws, HR compliance, california labor law, labor law compliance, immigration law

Minimum Wage In California Will Increase On January 1, 2018

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Dec 12, 2017 10:12:46 AM

When it comes to minimum wage, California ranks as one of the highest in the nation. And there are cities in California with an even higher minimum wage.

California minimum wage is currently at $10.50 per hour for employers with 26 or more workers. For those businesses employing 25 or less, the minimum wage in California is set at $10.00 for 2017.

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Topics: minimum wage law, minimum wage San Francisco, california labor law, california minimum wage, employee classification

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