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Employer Labor Law Update: Overtime For Drivers

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Nov 23, 2017 9:01:00 AM

A recent federal court decision has held that employees who drive vehicles under 10,000 pounds even part time are eligible for overtime pay.

This decision overturns a lower court ruling and establishes that workers who drive both larger vehicles over 10,000 pounds and those under that weight are doing so "in part".

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Topics: overtime pay, labor law, fsla, exempt employees, motor carrier

7 Tips For A Solid Policy Manual

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Oct 16, 2017 9:01:00 AM

Your company's employee policy manual is a critical document for your business success. Yet it can be a challenge to create one that is both concise and sufficient.

While there are no federal or state laws requiring businesses to have a documented policy manual, it is highly recommended. This is because of the many laws that require employers to notify workers of certain workplace rights. Unfortunately, far too many employers choose not to have one.

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Topics: policies and procedures, HR compliance, california labor law, labor law compliance, employee lawsuits, labor law, policy manuals

California Labor Law, Paid Family Leave, And HR Management

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Sep 19, 2017 10:24:38 AM

California employers are subject to both state and federal labor laws for paid family leave. Now it appears there may be new changes that will impact even more employers.

A proposal to expand the state’s parental leave protections to small-business employees passed the state Senate, despite Gov. Jerry Brown’s opposition to a very similar measure last year.

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Topics: HR compliance, california labor law, family leave, labor law, paid family leave, FLSA

Minimum Wage In California Impacts Employers

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Mar 3, 2017 7:21:43 AM

The state of California passed legislation back in 2015 that set the state on a course to a $15 an hour minimum wage by 2022. And it is costing employers.

 

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Topics: minimum wage law, ca labor laws, california labor law, california minimum wage, payroll compliance, Prevailing wages, labor law

California Labor Laws Having Impact in 2017

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Feb 9, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Over a month into the new year, many employers in California are feeling the impact of new labor laws, especially increased minimum wages.

As California employers are aware, the minimum wage in California increased to $10.00 per hour last January 1, 2016. The minimum increased once again this last January 1 to $10.00. Currently, this labor law is for employers with 26 or more employees.

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

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