Sunday, February 5, 2023

Tag: Wage and Hour

Get Ready — New Labor Laws Are Coming

In Episode 135 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss five new labor laws...

Webinar Highlights Common Labor Violations to Avoid

Representatives from the California Labor Commissioner’s Office joined the California Chamber of Commerce in a free live webinar recently to educate employers on common...

Assembly Committee Moves Job Killer Bills to Next Stage

A job killer bill that will significantly restrict Californians’ ability to access home and auto loans by placing onerous burdens on lenders, which will...

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...

Reporting to Work: No Physical Presence Required

Last week, the Second District California Court of Appeal ruled that on-call employees are entitled to reporting time pay if they are required to...

Class Action Settlement Doesn’t Prevent 2nd Lawsuit

An employee who was a member of a wage-and-hour class action settlement with her employer, is able to pursue a subsequent lawsuit against her...

New Content on HRCalifornia, Fine for Underpaying Wages, and More

HRWatchdog, the California Chamber of Commerce employment law blog, regularly features CalChamber experts analyzing federal and state legislation, important court cases and agency actions. Blog...

CalChamber Releases List of New Employment Laws

The California Chamber of Commerce has released the list of new employment laws scheduled to take effect in 2018 and beyond that will affect...

Franchisor/Franchisee Business Model Wins in Decision on Lawsuit against McDonald’s

In a victory for the franchisor/franchisee business model, a federal court in California recently found that McDonald’s does not control the wages paid to...

Paying Nonexempt Employees on Salary Basis Poses Risks for Employer

If I change a salaried exempt employee to salaried nonexempt, may that employee’s salary be less than the minimum threshold for a salaried exempt...