California Employment Law Report

California Employment Law Report

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

Tag Archives: Vaquero v. Stoneledge Furniture LLC

Friday’s Five: Meal and rest break update

Posted in Best Practices For California Employers, Class Actions, Meal and Rest Breaks
Welcome to another Friday’s Five video.  In this video I discuss five things every California employer needs to know about meal and rest breaks.  The items consists of a some reminders, but also new court decisions issued in December 2016 and the first quarter of 2017.  This is always a topic employers need to continually… Continue Reading

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