California Employment Law Report

California Employment Law Report

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

Tag Archives: piece-rate employees

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 employment law areas to review for 2016

Posted in Best Practices For California Employers, California Legislation Update, Class Actions, Employee Handbooks, Exempt Employees, Meal and Rest Breaks, New Cases, Resources, Wage & Hour Law
As we approach the close of 2015, employers should take the time to review their employment law policies and practices.  I’m often asked where should the process start?  Here are five areas employers can focus on to start the audit process: 1.      Employee handbooks Employers need to ensure their policies are up to date, and… Continue Reading