The information below comes from the California Chamber of Commerce and provides a very good review of your rights as employers and employees regarding walking off the job. HR Mobile Services, Inc. agrees with most of the assumptions in this piece. However, I would also point out that it mentions other factors. In the case […]
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THIS IS A CONTINUATION FROM PART 1 OF THIS DISCUSSION. THIS NEW INFORMATION IS FROM LATE 2016. Rounding times is allowed under California Law, but there has been a need for more information from the courts. The See’s Candy case is the rounding standard and has been bouncing around the courts for many years. An […]
THIS POSTING BEGINS THE STORY IN 2012. Overturning a trial court determination that California law does not permit “rounding” of time entries for payroll purposes, the California Court of Appeal in See’s Candy Shops, Inc. v. Superior Court holds that an employer may round employees’ clock-in and -out times to the nearest tenth of an […]
Recently the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued an alert to payroll and human resources professionals to warn them about an email scam. In our effort to keep our customers protected and informed we are passing along this information. Also, please note that all W-2 forms should be distributed in California no later than January 31. […]
Due to the continued interest and volume of calls we have received concerning piece-rate pay and how to properly follow the new laws, we are posting this information from the California Website. You can read the full FAQ at https://www.dir.ca.gov/pieceratebackpayelection/AB_1513_FAQs.htm You must list on your paycheck stubs the piece-rate pay, the time and averaged pay […]
For 2017, Cal\OSHA is aligning itself more completely with OSHA in the way it views repeat offenders. You can read the whole report written by Littler Global at this site https://www.littler.com/publication-press/publication/calosha-amendment-significantly-expands-its-definition-%E2%80%9Crepeat%E2%80%9D In Summary, Cal\OSHA can now go back 5 years and if you have a “substantially similar” citation at any of your locations in California, […]
I will begin this by saying that some of this article is focused on California, while much can be applicable to the rest of the United States. The San Joaquin Valley is a microcosm of what has taken place across this country. The rural, farming and agriculture areas of this country are tired of being ignored. […]
Below is a great article from the Fresno Bee regarding a local Law Firm that is making a living off of suing Trucking companies. They even brag that they have 3 more lawsuits pending. If you have trucks (one or a hundred) you should be award of these lawsuits and be talking to your attorney before […]
Word reached us this morning that a Federal Judge has ruled against the recent changes to the Federal Overtime Exemption and Salary rules including the new minimum of $47,476 per year for Federal Salary exempt employees . This rule would have been higher than the California rule of twice the minimum wage, which, in a […]
California has been dealing with Prop. 65 (notice of possible Cancer causing items in use). Well, recently we were hoping that this bill, which has been a boon to California lawyers, would be pruned and made more practical. Instead, they have made it much tougher for almost every employer in California beginning in 2018. There […]
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