Wage & Hour

CA UPDATE: Special 2013 Legal Update Alert

SPECIAL 2013 LEGAL UPDATE ALERT As part of Holman HR’s continuing efforts to keep you, our client apprised of new legislation, below is a comprehensive list and summary of all new employment laws for 2013 affecting California employers. For our clients who do not operate facilities within California we will also update you as to …

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CA Update LAWlert: Supreme Court broadens definition of employer

In California under the IWC wage orders an entity can be held part of an employer/employee relationship if any one of the following three scenarios are satisfied: (1) “to exercise control over the wages, hours or working conditions;” or (2) “to suffer or permit to work;” or (3) “to engage,” a common law definition. Elements …

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CA UPDATE: Is Your Commissioned In-House Sales Employee Exempt from Overtime?

Under California law, a commissioned inside sales representative covered either by Wage Order 4 or Wage Order 7 can be classified as an exempt employee if: Total compensation exceeds 1.5 times the minimum wage for each hour worked during the pay period (As of January 1, 2008, 1.5 x $8.00 = $12.00/hour); and at least …

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California Employer LAWlert: Employee Meal Breaks in California

California law states:  “No employer shall employ any person for a work period of more than five (5) hours without a meal period of not less than 30 minutes, except that when a work period of not more than six (6) hours will complete the day’s work the meal period may be waived by mutual …

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