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Wage and Hour Considerations for Remote Workers

How do an employer’s pay obligations differ when an hourly/nonexempt employee is working remotely from home? It’s important to keep in mind that when having...

Factors to Consider When Calculating ‘Regular Rate’ of Pay

How does the regular rate work? Once I calculate the regular rate, does it change the employee’s hourly rate? Do I have to calculate...

Overtime Exemption for Inside Sales Employees Not Like Others

Our exempt inside sales employees make a salary plus commission. Do the salary deduction limitations for exempt employees apply to these employees? No, the salary...

California Supreme Court Issues Worker-Friendly Overtime Ruling

Overtime pay in California is based on the employee’s “regular rate of pay,” which is not always an employee’s normal hourly wage and must...

Overtime Pay Still Applies to Work Meetings Scheduled in Advance

My employees normally work Monday through Friday, 8 hours a day, and all are paid hourly for their work. There have been some issues...

Minimum Pay Requirements If Employees Sent Home Early

Can I send employees home early if there is not enough work or for disciplinary reasons? If I can, should I just pay them...

How to Apply New Federal Overtime Rule to Outside Salespeople

Does the new federal salary requirement apply to our outside salespeople who receive a monthly salary? No. Neither federal nor California law require the payment...

Previously Worked Overtime Can’t Be Counted as Makeup Time

Can an employee use makeup time if he or she misses a day of work and submits a written request to use overtime previously...

Salary Just One Part of California Requirements for Overtime Exemption

I just read an article about paying employees for the time they spend using their personal cell phones for company business, and it said...