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Complying With Wage And Hour Laws Is Mission Critical

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Apr 4, 2019 11:33:15 AM

One of the main tasks of any HR department is maintaining wage and hour compliance. The danger lies in complacency when it comes to accuracy.

 

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Topics: payroll management, labor law compliance, employee lawsuits, wage and hour compliance, DLSE

California Minimum Wage Increases 2019

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Dec 31, 2018 2:42:45 PM

The state of California and a large number of counties and cities will see increases in their respective minimum wage requirements on January 1, 2019 as well as on July 1, 2019 for others. 

 

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

Meal Break Waivers And California Labor Law

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Dec 20, 2018 2:28:43 PM

California employers, like all US employers, must provide meal breaks for their workers. Typically, these breaks are straightforward with a lunch break each workday. But some industries demand more complex meal break requirements.

 

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Topics: HR compliance, california labor laws, labor law compliance, meal and rest breaks, wage and hour compliance

Update On Employee Classification For California Employers

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on May 5, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Hiring independent contractors can be a truly cost-effective solution for many businesses. But managing the proper employee classification compliance is challenging. Now it has just gotten harder.

On April 30, 2018 the California Supreme Court ruled on a case involving the status of independent contractors versus employees. Unfortunately for employers in California, the ruling in the appeal of Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. The Superior Court of Los Angeles County has made the determination test much more stringent.

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Topics: independent contractors, employee classification, employee lawsuits, exempt employees, wage and hour compliance

Violating Overtime Pay Requirements Can Be Costly For Employers

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Mar 1, 2018 9:01:00 AM

Business owners and managers may be tempted to circumvent overtime rules on occasion, but the results can be far more costly than the additional wages saved. 

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Topics: time and attendance, overtime pay, dol fsla, wage and hour compliance, reporting time pay

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