California Employment Law Report

California Employment Law Report

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

Tag Archives: waiting time penalties

The tail wagging the dog: five rules of when attorney’s fees can be awarded in wage and hour cases

Posted in Uncategorized
zkvbm2_dp84-didier-weemaelsOften the threat of the plaintiff’s potential ability to recover attorney’s fees is greater than the actual damages that they can prove.  This can be frustrating for employers defending wage and hour claims, in both the individual and class action context.  Indeed, an employer must understand the potential damages and exposure of fees they may… Continue Reading

Friday’s Five: Five rules every California employer should know about providing final wages to employees

Posted in Best Practices For California Employers, Class Actions, Employee Handbooks, Wage & Hour Law
This Friday’s Five is coming out a little late in the day, but as they say, better late….  I’ve been fielding a lot of questions about final wage payment requirements.  So here are five rules every employer should know about providing final wages to employees: An employee who is discharged must be paid all of… Continue Reading