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Minimum Wage Law 2018 Update: California

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jul 6, 2018 1:58:13 PM

California has been one of the states leading the legislative trend to establish mandated minimum wage rates far above the federal rate. In addition to the state minimum wage, local cities and municipalities have established their own, as well.

Minimum-wage employees in San Francisco and a few other cities got another $1 an hour raise on Sunday, July 1, 2018. This increase represents the last phase of a multi-year plan to increase the minimum wage in San Francisco to the current rate of $15.00 per hour.

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Topics: minimum wage law, payroll management, minimum wage San Francisco, california labor laws, california minimum wage

Be Clear On California Minimum Wages

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Feb 27, 2018 9:04:00 AM

For minimum wage, California state has one of the highest in the U.S. In addition, many cities and counties in California require an even higher minimum wage for employees.

For 2018 the California minimum wage is set at $11.00 per hour for businesses with 26 or more employees and, for those companies less than 25 workers, the minimum wage in California is $10.50 per hour.

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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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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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