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.
Topics: HR compliance, california labor laws, labor law compliance, meal and rest breaks, wage and hour compliance
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.
Topics: independent contractors, employee classification, employee lawsuits, exempt employees, wage and hour compliance
Topics: time and attendance, overtime pay, dol fsla, wage and hour compliance, reporting time pay
[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.]
Topics: payroll management, payroll process, payroll compliance, business payroll, wage and hour compliance
In late 2016, under President Obama, the DOL issued what was called the Final Rule, which would have raised the salary threshold for overtime eligibility from $455 per week to $913 per week.
Topics: overtime pay, DOL, fsla, dol fsla, final rule, wage and hour compliance