California Employment Law Report

California Employment Law Report

The latest litigation trends, court decisions, & issues on California Employment Law

Tag Archives: DLSE template to comply with Labor Code section 2810.5

Commissioned sales employees must be compensated separately for rest breaks – Vaquero v. Stoneledge Furniture

Posted in Best Practices For California Employers, Class Actions, Employee Handbooks, Wage & Hour Law
This week, in Vaquero v. Stoneledge Furniture LLC, a California appellate court issued a decision explaining employer’s obigations to separately compensate employees paid on a commission basis for rest breaks. Plaintiffs worked as sales associates for Stoneledge Furniture, LLC, a retail furniture company doing business in California as Ashley Furniture HomeStores.  Stoneledge paid the sales… Continue Reading

Friday’s Five: Five new California employment laws taking effect on January 1, 2016

Posted in Best Practices For California Employers, California Legislation Update, Employee Handbooks, Expense Reimbursement, Wage & Hour Law
I can hear the questions already, just five new laws taking effect on January 1, 2016?  No, there are many more, as I have previously written about, but here are five additional new laws employers need to understand going into 2016. 1.     Family members of whistleblower are granted protections and some employers are excluded from… Continue Reading

Template To Comply With Wage Theft Protection Act of 2011 Notice Requirement To All Hires Beginning in 2012 Published By Labor Commissioner

Posted in Best Practices For California Employers, California Legislation Update, Employee Handbooks, Wage & Hour Law
Today the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (“DLSE”) published a template that employers can use in order to comply with the new notice requirements set forth in Labor Code section 2810.5. A Word version can be downloaded here and a PDF version can be downloaded here. All California employers are required to provide a notice… Continue Reading
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