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Natural Disasters And Employer's Response

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Nov 22, 2018 10:47:18 AM

It seems that natural disasters and severe weather events are constantly in the news. But when they happen in your own backyard, the impact on your business and your employees can be costly. 

Fortunately for the vast majority of businesses in America, relatively few are directly impacted by severe weather disasters or other life and property threatening natural events. But no business owner is exempt from the possibility, and every employer has obligations during such events.

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Topics: UI filing, HR compliance, exempt employees, FLSA, disaster recovery plan, non-exempt employees

Be Clear On Overtime Pay In California

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Apr 3, 2018 12:42:46 PM

Until the federal government finalizes new rules regarding the salary floor for exempting employees from overtime pay, the current provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) still apply.

As of January 1, 2018 California's overtime minimum wage is one and a half times the current California minimum wage rates of $10.50 per hour for businesses employing 26 or more workers. For those employers with 25 or less, the current wage is set at a minimum of $10.50 per hour.

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Topics: minimum wage law, overtime pay, california labor laws, DOL, dol fsla, FLSA

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

Update On The FLSA Final Rule And Overtime Pay

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jul 18, 2017 12:24:05 PM

The Final Rule of the Fair Labor Standards Act regarding overtime pay and salary thresholds has been in a legal battle since late 2016.

 

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Topics: overtime pay, labor law compliance, DOL, dol fsla, final rule, FLSA, salaried employee

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