California Employment Law Report

California Employment Law Report

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

Tag Archives: pay

Reporting Time Pay – Aleman v. AirTouch

Posted in Class Actions, New Cases, Wage & Hour Law
Employees of AirTouch who worked for the cellular provider filed a putative class action alleging that the AirTouch employees were entitled to additional wages under California’s “reporting time pay” requirements. The plaintiffs alleged that they were owed reporting time pay for days on which they were required to attend store meetings, which lasted only a… Continue Reading

New Laws Facing California Employers In 2013

Posted in Best Practices For California Employers, Class Actions, Employee Handbooks, Exempt Employees, New Cases, Wage & Hour Law
There are some significant changes regarding California employers’ duties in 2013. This list is an overview of the major changes that employers should consider and be aware of at the beginning of 2013.   Employers Cannot Ask Applicants Or Employees For Social Media Passwords – AB 1844 This law created Labor Code section 980, which… Continue Reading

Court Upholds Timekeeping Rounding Policies: See’s Candy Shops Inc. v. Superior Court

Posted in Best Practices For California Employers, Class Actions, New Cases, Wage & Hour Law
In See’s Candy Shops, Inc. v. Superior Court the court addressed whether an employer’s policy of rounding  employee’s time clock entries to the nearest tenth of an hour.  See’s Candy’s policy rounded employees’ time entries either up or down to the nearest tenth of an hour in its Kronos time keeping system. For example, if… Continue Reading

DOL Proposal May Require Employers To Provide More Wage Information To Employees

Posted in Best Practices For California Employers, Wage & Hour Law
The DOL is pushing for regulations to require employers to provide more information about how employee’s paychecks are calculated. This week, the Labor Secretary Hilda Solis said that the Department of Labor is backing a proposal that would require employers to provide more information to employees in order help stop wage and hour violations. Bloomberg… Continue Reading
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