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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: wage and hour compliance, california minimum wage, minimum wage San Francisco, minimum wage law, payroll 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: meal and rest breaks, california labor laws, wage and hour compliance, labor law compliance, HR 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, exempt employees, employee lawsuits, 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: reporting time pay, overtime pay, wage and hour compliance, time and attendance, dol fsla

3 Essential Payroll Management Tools

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Dec 26, 2017 8:25:05 PM

Payroll professionals and HR managers use a number of tools and resources. But you should always make use of these essential payroll management tools.

[A previous version of this post was published in January 2015. While software and online apps continue to evolve, change and multiply, certain tools remain essential to effective payroll management.]

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Topics: payroll management, business payroll, payroll process, payroll compliance, wage and hour compliance

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